Survey of the Afghan People Garners Significant Media Attention

October 28, 2008 — The Asia Foundation’s fourth public opinion survey, “Afghanistan in 2008: A Survey of the Afghan People” is the largest and broadest survey ever conducted at one time in Afghanistan reports public opinion on security, reconstruction and governance. The poll garnered significant media coverage, including the following media outlets:

Agence-France Presse; Associated Press; USA Today; U.S. News and World Reports; Times of London; Chicago Public Radio; Houston Chronicle; FOXNews; San Francisco Chronicle; Chicago Tribune; Los Angeles Times; Forbes; San Jose Mercury News; Boston Globe; Yahoo Finance; Yahoo Canada; MarketWatch; The Age; The West Australian; Tehran Times; Daily Times (Pakistan); Pakistan Daily Mail; Brisbane Times (Australia); Reuters; International Herald Tribune; Arab Times; Khaleej Times; Peninsula Online (Qatar); News International (Pakistan); RAWA News (Afghanistan); Pakistan Tribune; NZZ Online (Switzerland); Gazeta Wyborcza (Poland); EcoDiario (Spain);; OneNewsNow; The Southern Ledger; Belleville News Democrat; The Cleveland Plain Dealer; Las Vegas Sun; Macon Telegraph; Orlando Sentinel; Kansas City Star; Seattle Times; Oroville Mercury Register; San Francisco Examiner; Columbus Ledger–Enquirer; Centre-Daily; Las Cruces Sun-News; El Paso Times; Fort Worth Star-Telegram; Miami Herald; Philadelphia Inquirer; Enterprise Record; Rocky Mountain Telegram; The Evening Sun; Newsday; Santa Cruz Sentinel; Contra Costa Times; Minneapolis Star Tribune; Washington Examiner; Bradenton Herald; Durham Herald-Sun; Hartford Courant; Sydney Morning Herald (Australia); Independent Online (South Africa) Baltimore Sun; International News Network (Pakistan); Toronto Star; Earthtimes; Accountability Central; Ansa; Denton Record-Chronicle; Financial Post (Canada); The Hollywood Reporter; Morningstar;;; Dallas Morning News; Euroinvestor; Ariana TV (Afghanistan); The Gulf Today; Emirates News Agency; MacroWorld; UAE Daily News; The Kuwait News Agency; Spectator (UK); Eurasianet; NRC Handelsblad (Netherlands); Telepolis (Germany); PBS WorldFocus; World Politics Review;; Hindustan Times (India); (Canada’s Italian Daily News); Lettera22 (Italy); South Asia Media Net; Angus Reid Global Monitor (Canada); The Frontier Post; and South Asia MediaNet.

See The Asia Foundation’s press release, “The Asia Foundation Releases 2008 Afghan Public Opinion Poll.”

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Related programs: Strengthen Governance

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