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Questions - Arab Nations - February 21-22, 2011

89% Think Arab Unrest Likely To Cause A Jump in Gas Prices
Most Americans Favor End To U.S. Foreign Aid To Middle East, Except Israel
58% Worry That Arab Unrest Will Get America Into A War
67% Say U.S. Should Steer Clear of Political Unrest in Arab Nations
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National Survey of 1,000 Adults
Conducted February 21-22, 2011
By Rasmussen Reports

 

 

1* How closely have you followed news reports about the spreading political unrest in several Arab nations?

 

 

2* Generally speaking, will a change in the government of any of these Arab  countries be good for the United States, bad for the United States or will it have no impact on the United States?

 

 

3* Should the United States get more directly involved in the political situation in these Arab countries or leave the situation alone?

 

 

4* How concerned are you that radical Islamic terrorists may try to exploit the unrest in these countries to further their violent aims?

 

 

5* How likely is that the unrest in the Arab world will lead to a major new war involving the United States?

 

 

6* Over the next few years, how likely is that most of these Arab countries will become free, democratic and peaceful?

 

 

7* Should the United States continue providing foreign aid to Arab countries in the Middle East?

 

 

8* Should the United States continue providing foreign aid to Israel?

 

 

9* How likely is it that the political unrest in the Arab world will significantly increase the cost of gasoline? 

 

 

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