Is Another Cold War on the Way?
Wednesday, October 14, 2015
U.S. relations with Russia have been tense over the past few years, and voters are now concerned that we may be returning to a 1950s-like Cold War relationship with the former Soviet Union.
A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey finds that 60% of Likely U.S. Voters think it is at least somewhat likely that the United States and Russia will return to a Cold War-era relationship over the next few years, including 25% who think it’s Very Likely. Twenty-three percent (23%) think it’s unlikely, including just three percent (3%) who say the return to such a relationship is Not At All Likely. (To see survey question wording, click here.)
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The survey of 1,000 Likely Voters was conducted on October 8 & 11, 2015 by Rasmussen Reports. The margin of sampling error is +/- 3 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence. Field work for all Rasmussen Reports surveys is conducted by Pulse Opinion Research, LLC. See methodology.
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