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Monday, August 08, 2005
Terror views of Indonesians changed by tsunami relief: "In the first substantial shift of public opinion in the Muslim world since the beginning of the United States’ global war on terrorism, more people in the world’s largest Muslim country now favor American efforts against terrorism than oppose them. This is just one of many dramatic findings of a new nationwide poll in Indonesia conducted February 1-6, 2005 ..
- For the first time ever in a major Muslim nation, more people favor US-led efforts to fight terrorism than oppose them (40% to 36%). Importantly, those who oppose US efforts against terrorism have declined by half, from 72% in 2003 to just 36% today.
- For the first time ever in a Muslim nation since 9/11, support for Osama Bin Laden has dropped significantly (58% favorable to just 23%).
- 65% of Indonesians now are more favorable to the United States because of the American response to the tsunami, with the highest percentage among people under 30."
: PAD is "Portable Application Description", an XML document that software packages include with descriptive info. 9:37:54 AM
A Bright, Shiny Service: Sparklines
: Nifty minigraphs
that can be generated on the fly and embedded into web text. The article also provides a good example of how to define and generate simple web services. 9:35:55 AM
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