PostGlobal's Amar Bakshi is taking a laptop and video camera around the world to explore people's views of America. Will he find anti-Americanism still on the rise in your country, and is the damage permanent?

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Nikos Konstandaras is managing editor and a columnist of Kathimerini, the leading Greek morning daily. He is also the founding editor of Kathimerini’s English Edition, which is published as a supplement to The International Herald Tribune in Greece, Cyprus and Albania. He worked as a correspondent for The Associated Press from 1989 to 1997 before joining the Greek press and has reported from many countries in the region.

Double Standards for U.S. Friends

Anti-Americanism in Greece cannot rise much higher than it has the past few years. But despite anti-globalization theatrics, the reasons have much to do with domestic politics. Many of the grievances are U.S. sins of omission -- failure to support Greece's interests, siding with Turkey instead.

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May 22, 2007 at 9:15 AM
William M. Gumede is a former deputy editor of The Sowetan, Johannesburg. He is the author of the bestselling Thabo Mbeki and the Battle for the Soul of the ANC. His new book, The Democracy Gap: Africaʼs Wasted Years, will be released in the U.S. in May, 2009.

U.S. Mistakes Make Dictators Happy

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Kyoko Altman has worked as a correspondent and anchor for CNN and CNBC, and as a news-magazine reporter for Japan's top-ranked news program 'News Station' on TV Asahi. She has covered more than twenty countries.

Many Ways to Hate America

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Leon Krauze is a Mexican blogger and a founder of

Mexico: It's Not Iraq, It's the Border

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