An Increase In Americans View China Negatively, As A Threat
From Axios - According to data collected from an American Trends Panel, 34% - or approximately one-third - of Americans now view China as an enemy of the United States. This appears to be following an upward trend of perceived hostility and tension between these two economic powerhouses of the world. For example, 46% of Americans viewed China negatively in 2018, whereas 67% of Americans view China negatively as of early February of 2021.
Americans' outlooks on China do tend to fluctuate significantly based on political party affiliation, with 53% of Republicans and 20% of Democrats viewing China as an enemy of the United States.
Only about 9% of Americans view China as a partner, while 55% view China as a competitor.
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