On The Eve Of War, The United States Stands Alone
International Polling Shows Publics of Traditional U.S. Allies Oppose U.S.-British-Led Military Action to Remove Saddam Hussein U.S. Citizens Stand Alone in Favor of Military Action in Choice Posed in Polls in Canada, France, U.K. and the U.S. In Survey of Nine Countries, Majorities in Most Want to Distance Themselves from U.S. Policies in General -- France, Japan, Spain, Canada and U.K. More So -- While Three-in-Four Americans Want Other Countries to Draw Closer to U.S. Policies
Ipsos CASH Index: Finds New Low At 61.5
Third Straight Drop In Twice-Monthly Study Ipsos CASH Index Dropped By 25 Points Between May And November 2002, Now IT HAS Dropped Nearly 15 More Points After A Brief Plateau; It's A Top-Down Consumer Recession, With Macro-Economic Worries But Not Consumer Experience With Spending, Investing Or Job Security Woes Does That Presage A Big Consumer Bounce Once War Worries Clarify?