Increase In-depth survey shows voters would reduce defense budget $12 billion, cut F-35 program, retire one aircraft carrier March 9, 2016 – President Barack Obama and leading Republican presidential candidates have called for increasing defense spending. However, given the opportunity to make their own defense budget, a majority of votersContinue Reading

March 3, 2015 Negotiations over a proposed deal with Iran regarding its nuclear program are coming to a head while a new study finds a clear majority of Americans – 61 percent – support an agreement that would limit Iran’s enrichment capacity and impose additional intrusive inspections in exchange forContinue Reading

Majority of Americans Willing to Make Defense Cuts May 10, 2012   Full Report (PDF) Questionnaire with Findings (PDF) Video of the May 10th Event at the Stimson Center Video of June 3, 2012 discussion of survey on This Week in Defense News In a unique study, a representative sampleContinue Reading

Americans Believe U.S. International Strategy Has Backfired December 6, 2006 Majorities See World More Fearful of U.S. Military Force, Making Governments More Likely to Pursue WMD Public Opposes Setting Goal of Regime Change in Problem Countries Full Report Questionnaire/Methodology A Majority of Americans Reject Military Threats in Favor of DiplomacyContinue Reading