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Rasmussen Survey: Countries Americans would want to defend
« on: September 19, 2009, 12:16:16 »
I wonder how widespread across the country this sample was?

http://www.rasmussenreports.com/public_content/business/econ_survey_toplines/september_2009/toplines_which_countries_would_us_defend_september_3_6_2009

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National Survey of 1,000 Adults
Conducted September 3-6, 2009

By Rasmussen Reports


1* Sometimes, when a country is attacked, the United States provides military assistance to help defend that country. Now, I’m going to read you a short list of countries. For each, please tell me if the United States should offer military assistance to defend that country if it is attacked?


France


45% Yes, the U.S. should defend France if it’s attacked

37% No

18% Not sure


2* Israel


59% Yes, the U.S. should defend Israel

29% No

12% Not sure


3* Mexico


59% Yes, the U.S. should defend Mexico

28% No

13% Not sure


4* Japan


46% Yes, the U.S. should defend Japan

41% No

13% Not sure


5* Okay, Germany….if Germany is attacked should the United States offer military assistance to defend Germany?


53% Yes

33% No

14% Not sure


6* Great Britain


73% Yes, the U.S. should defend Great Britain


18% No

10% Not sure


7* Canada


78% Yes, the U.S. should defend Canada


16% No

6% Not sure


NOTE: Margin of Sampling Error, +/- 3 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence
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