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Europeans on America, Part One

Terrorism on U.S. soil and its aftermath have many Americans asking themselves: "What does the rest of the world think about us?" Numerous opinion polls show that the image of America as a victim of terrorism is being overtaken by a more skeptical view. In the start of a week-long series, "America Seen Through European Eyes," NPR's Sylvia Poggioli gauges the U.S. image in Germany.

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Sylvia Poggioli is senior European correspondent for NPR's International Desk covering political, economic, and cultural news in Italy, the Vatican, Western Europe, and the Balkans. Poggioli's on-air reporting and analysis have encompassed the fall of communism in Eastern Europe, the turbulent civil war in the former Yugoslavia, and how immigration has transformed European societies.