It is not just in the U.S. where President #Donald Trump is suffering from a credibility problem. A survey conducted by the Pew Research Center covering 37 countries discovered the image of the United States has suffered under Trump.

When President Barack Obama ended his eight-year term in early 2017, the U.S. rating was at 64 percent. After five months under the leadership of Trump, the rating has plummeted to 49 percent, Reuters reported.

America First policy blamed

The report said the drop in favorability ratings was especially felt among the closest allies of the U.S. such as Mexico and Canada. It was also felt in Germany and Spain, considered European partners of the U.S.

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Reuters noted that under Trump’s #America First policy, the U.S. alienated itself from the rest of the world. With Mexico, the planned border wall that Trump wants to build has served as a thorny issue between the North American neighbors. His decision to pull out of the Paris climate accord angered environmentalists across the four corners of the globe.

The president also incurred the ire of Canada, Germany, and China when Trump accused these nations of unfair trade practices. Although North Korea itself lacks credibility in the world stage, the communist nation pointed to Trump’s America First policy when comparing him to German dictator #Adolf Hitler.

No calm day since America First policy

In an editorial published on Tuesday by the Korea Central News Agency, the state-owned media of North Korea said Trump’s two-nation strategy in the Korean peninsula is based on the dictatorial policies of Hitler.

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It separates people from their fellow men, justifies oppression, and creates an atmosphere of fear, The Telegraph reported.

The atmosphere is found in American politics, social media, and information circles, the KCNA wrote. It added, “Since the rise of ‘America First’, the world has never had a calm day.” The policy, the news agency pointed out, is the U.S. version of Nazism which “gripped the last century with its cruelty and exclusivity.”

In Mexico, only 30 percent of the respondents have a favorable view of the U.S. while 66 percent were favorable when Obama led the country. Among Canadians and Germans, the decline was by 22 points to 43 percent and 35 percent, respectively.

The survey has more than 40,000 respondents and was held between Feb. 16 and May 8. One more finding of the poll that will surely rile Trump, who has been blaming Obama for the Russian collusion in the 2016 election, is that only 22 percent are confident Trump would do the right thing in world affairs, while for Obama it was thrice as high at 64 percent.