- 73% of Pakistanis surveyed in November 2005 believed suicide terrorist attacks are never justified, an improvement over 46% of those polled in May 2005
- Support for Osama Bin Laden also declined from 51% favorable in May 2005 to 33% in November), while the percentage opposing him rose over the same period from 23% to 41%. In the same year, US favorability among Pakistanis doubled from 23% in May to more than 46%in November
- In November 2005, for the first time since 9/11, more Pakistanis had a favorable view of the United States than unfavorable.
- 78% of Pakistanis had a more favorable opinion of the United States because of the American response to the earthquake, with the strongest support among those under 35. and even 79% of those with confidence in Bin Laden admitted a more favorable view of the US because of American aid following the disastrous earthquake that October
- 81% said that earthquake relief was important for them in forming their overall opinion of the United States , but nonetheless 64% of pakistanis pronounced themselves opposed to US efforts against terrorism .
Today the same organization announced the results of random interviews this August with 1,044 Pakistanis across 105 urban and rural sampling points in all four provinces
It found bin Laden has a 46 percent approval rating , higher than President Musharraf's 38 percent, while President Bush's approval rating is 9 percent. Only 4 percent approved of US motives in the War on Terror, with 74% opposed to U.S. military action against al Qaeda and the Taliban inside Pakistan.
After American relief efforts following the October 2005 earthquake in Pakistan's Kashmir region, 46 percent of Pakistanis had a positive opinion of the United States, according to the poll. But as of last month, only 19 percent reported a favorable opinion.