With all the recent acts of terror carried out by ISIS, world peace rests squarely on most of our minds.
However, when people around the world were asked which country they see as the greatest threat to world peace, guess what they said?
They said it was America:ImageCredit: Twitter / @Amazing_Maps
This poll, whose results were announced at the start of 2014, was conducted by Win/Gallup and questioned nearly 66,000 people in 68 countries.
As you can see in the map above, most countries — even allies like Australia — chose America as the greatest threat to world peace.
All told, 24 percent of worldwide respondents chose America as the greatest threat to world peace. Coming in second, with a whopping 8 percent, was Pakistan.
Of course, that wasn’t the only question posed in the poll. Respondents were also asked, given the opportunity, which country they’d want to live in.
Pakistan America! Interesting dichotomy, right?
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Folks on Twitter reacted to the polling data — some thought it was spot on:
— #EnMarcheArrière ? (@Lizerunn) March 22, 2015
— christopher michael donohue (@scottishfirst) March 22, 2015
— Lisa Benway (@Swamper60) March 22, 2015
— Saint Brian The Godless (@AWorldOutOfMind) March 22, 2015
Others found the whole enterprise laughable, at best, and suspect, at worst:
@Amazing_Maps this is so wrong, I can't even hahahahaha
— carol (@SugaImYourHope) March 22, 2015
@Amazing_Maps Does the brainwash ever end? Did have an option to select Corps, Wealthy Oligarch Billionaires, Royals frm their country too?
— Feminist (@_Feminist) March 22, 2015
— Andrea McCoy ☘️ (@AndreaBHHS) March 22, 2015
.@Amazing_Maps how can this map be accurate? Our President is a Nobel Peace Prize winner!
— Will Riemer (@wriemer) March 22, 2015
@Amazing_Maps Canada likes us after all!!!
— Roderick T. Long (@RoderickTLong) March 22, 2015