Large majorities of Muslims surveyed in 11 foreign countries oppose violence in the name of Islam, the Pew Research Center found. For example, 89 percent of Pakistani Muslims surveyed think that suicide bombings can never be justified. Only in the Palestinian territories did a majority of Muslims say that suicide bombings often or sometimes could be justified. Also, the percentage of Muslims who have a favorable view of al-Qaida ranged from 1 percent in Lebanon to 35 percent in the Palestinian territories.
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