President Obama's approval ratings have dropped in the United States, but internationally he is significantly boosting America's image. A survey by Pew Global Attitudes Project found that the image of the United States has improved markedly in most parts of the world in large part because of global confidence in Obama. For example, 86 percent of people surveyed in Great Britain said they trust Obama to do the "right thing" in world affairs, compared with 16 percent last year who said they trusted President Bush.
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