September 6, 2013 By Steven Kull (Originally published on CNN’s Global Public Square on September 5, 2013) President Barack Obama must pull off a difficult balancing act if he wishes to bring the American public around to supporting – or at least not opposing – military action against Syrian targets.
November 30, 2012 Three in Five Now View Obama Favorably Full Report (PDF) Questionnaire with Findings (PDF) In the aftermath of November’s round of fighting with Hamas and other groups in the Gaza Strip, only 36% of Israelis think that Israel is better off than it was before the escalation,
October 8, 2012 But Public Dissatisfied With Arab Government Response and Favors Decreased Aid to Egypt Full Report (PDF) Questionnaire with Findings (PDF) Majorities of Americans say that the attacks against American embassies in Egypt and Libya on September 11, 2012, were supported only by extremist minorities–not by majorities of
August 27, 2012 Arabs Want Bashar al-Assad to Step Down, Sympathize With Rebels, But Don’t Want Outside Military Intervention Public Opinion on Global Issues homepage Stewart Patrick analysis A new digest of polling data from multiple sources reveals that substantial numbers of Americans, Britons and the French support forms of
American Public Favors Safe Havens in Syria March 20, 2012 Half Approve US Providing Air Cover, But Not Troops Questionnaire with Findings (PDF) Two thirds of Americans approve of the idea of the Arab League and Turkey establishing safe havens inside Syria, to provide Syrians who are at risk of