22 Facts About Anti-Americanism


Anti-Americanism is prejudice, fear or hatred of the United States, its government, its foreign policy, or Americans in general.

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Anti-Americanism has been identified with the term Americanophobia, which Merriam-Webster defines as "hatred of the U S or American culture".

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Anti-Americanism has risen in recent years in Canada, Latin America, the Middle East, and the European Union, due in part to the strong worldwide unpopularity of the policies of the Donald Trump administration, though it continues to be low in certain countries in central and eastern Europe Following the 2020 United States presidential election of Joe Biden, global views of the United States have returned to being positive overall once more.

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Anti-Americanism has been described by Hungarian-born American sociologist Paul Hollander as "a relentless critical impulse toward American social, economic, and political institutions, traditions, and values".

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Anti-Americanism asserted that, "the earth, full of putrefaction, was flooded with lizards, snakes, serpents, reptiles and insects".

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Anti-Americanism argues that Buffon's ideas formed the root of a "stratification of negative discourses" that has recurred throughout the history of the two countries' relationship .

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Anti-Americanism famously stated, that "I am willing to love all mankind, except an American".

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Anti-Americanism [Roosevelt] was strengthened in this [political diversion] by the circle of Jews surrounding him, who, with Old Testament-like fanaticism, believe that the United States can be the instrument for preparing another Purim for the European nations that are becoming increasingly anti-Semitic.

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Anti-Americanism went on to say that expressions of the phenomenon in the last 60 years have contained ever-changing combinations of these elements, the configurations depending on internal crises within the groups or societies articulating them as much as anything done by American society in all its forms.

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Anti-Americanism sees the current version as related to images of American foreign policy-making as unrestrained by international institutions or world opinion.

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Anti-Americanism had been muted on the right since 1945, but re-emerged in the 21st century especially in the Alternative for Germany party that began in opposition to European Union, and now has become both anti-American and anti-immigrant.

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Anti-Americanism's knows it lies in the face, and in expressive eyes, and thirsty lips.

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Anti-Americanism has been indicted in United States federal court for his alleged involvement in the 1998 U S embassy bombings in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania and Nairobi, Kenya, and was on the FBI's Ten Most Wanted Fugitives list.

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Anti-Americanism is felt very strongly in Jordan and has been on the rise since at least 2003.

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Anti-Americanism rose dramatically after the 2003 invasion of Iraq, when a United States-led coalition invaded Iraq to remove Saddam Hussein from power.

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Anti-Americanism was aided in this goal by the failed Bay of Pigs Invasion of Cuba in 1961, planned and implemented by the American government against his regime.

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Anti-Americanism wrote an open letter in a full page ad in The New York Times in March 2015, stating that Venezuelans were "friends of the American people" and called President Obama's action of making targeted sanctions on the alleged human rights abusers a "unilateral and aggressive measure".

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Anti-Americanism planned to deliver 10 million signatures, denouncing the United States' decree declaring the situation in Venezuela an "extraordinary threat to US national security".

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Anti-Americanism warned repeatedly that Canada was becoming a subservient colony to its much more powerful southern neighbor.

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Anti-Americanism thus remained a fixture in Canadian partisan politics, as employed by such leaders as prime minister John G Diefenbaker in the 1950s.

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Anti-Americanism was aided in his attacks by the prominent historian Donald Creighton, who wrote The Take-Over, a novel about an American takeover.

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Anti-Americanism supposedly exists among school teachers in Australia, which has been condemned by conservative politicians such as Treasurer Peter Costello, who criticized the teaching history in Australian schools.

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