A joint survey by the Associated Press and the Kyodo news service shows that a majority in both Japan and the United States disapprove of their government's handling of the war in Iraq.
In both the United States and Japan, 55 percent of those surveyed disapprove of their government's handling of Iraq.
Forty three percent of Americans said they approve, while 41 percent of Japanese voiced approval.
The remaining percentages in each country were not sure whether they approved or disapproved.
Some information for this report provided by AP.