Bin Laden’s Punishment? What the World Thinks

If Osama bin Laden is captured, tried and convicted of being a terrorist, which punishment should he receive?

USA CAN MEX SKO FRA GER ITA ESP
Death
penalty
62% 42% 54% 44% 38% 26% 25% 23%
Life in
prison
/ no
chance
of parole
33% 45% 31% 43% 53% 60% 61% 65%
Long
prison
sentence
/ chance
of parole
3% 8% 4% 12% 5% 10% 6% 7%
Not sure 2% 5% 11% 1% 4% 4% 8% 5%

Source: Ipsos-Public Affairs / Associated Press
Methodology: Telephone interviews with 9,146 adults in Britain, Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Mexico, Spain, South Korea and the United States, conducted from Feb. 9 to Apr. 5, 2007. Margin of error is 3.1 per cent.

Giuliani & McCain Would Both Win Ohio

If the 2008 election for President were being held today, and the candidates were (the Democrat) and (the Republican), for whom would you vote? Rudy Giuliani (R) 46% – 41% Hillary Rodham Clinton (D)
Rudy Giuliani (R) 45% – 37% Barack Obama (D)
Rudy Giuliani (R) 47% – 39% Al Gore (D) John McCain (R) 44% – 42% Hillary Rodham Clinton (D)
John McCain (R) 42% – 36% Barack Obama (D)
John McCain (R) 46% – 39% Al Gore (D) Fred Thompson (R) 35% – 45% Hillary Rodham Clinton (D)
Fred Thompson (R) 31% – 44% Barack Obama (D)
Fred Thompson (R) 35% – 44% Al Gore (D) Source: Quinnipiac University Polling Institute
Methodology: Telephone interviews to 1,083 registered Ohio voters, conducted from Apr. 17 to Apr. 24, 2007. Margin of error is 3 per cent.

Guatemala in Danger of Falling into Leftist Hands

Who would you vote for in the next presidential election?

Apr. 2007 Mar. 2007
Álvaro Colom (UNE) 26.5% 21.2%
Otto Pérez Molina (PP) 10.8% 10.5%
Alejandro Giammattei (GANA) 9.6% 7.5%
Rigoberta Menchú (EPG) 2.8% 2.2%

Source: Vox Latina / Prensa Libre
Methodology: Interviews with 1,200 Guatemalan adults, conducted from Apr. 17 to Apr. 24, 2007. Margin of error is 4.1 per cent.

UK: Conservatives Lead by 5 pts.

If there were a general election tomorrow, which party would you vote for?

Apr. 26 Apr. 6 Mar. 28
Conservative 37% 39% 39%
Labour 32% 31% 32%
Liberal Democrats 18% 18% 17%
Other 14% 14% 13%

Source: YouGov / Daily Telegraph
Methodology: Online interviews with 2,019 British adults, conducted from Apr. 23 to Apr. 26, 2007. No margin of error was provided.