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Questions - Military Spending - July 15-16, 2011

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National Survey of 1,000 Adults
Conducted July 15-16, 2011

By Rasmussen Reports

 

1* Is it possible to significantly reduce military spending without putting the American people at risk?

 

 

2* Does the United States spend too much on defending other countries, not enough defending other countries, or about the right amount?

 

 

3* Over the past few years, has the United States spent more than $100 billion a year fighting in Iraq and Afghanistan?

 

 

4* Not counting Iraq and Afghanistan, does the United States currently have more than 250,000 troops deployed overseas in more than 100 foreign countries?

 

 

5* Is it possible to significantly reduce the amount the United States spends defending other countries without putting the American people at risk?

 

 

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