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Toplines - Iran - August 17-18, 2010

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National Survey of 1,000 Likely Voters
Conducted August 17-18, 2010

By Rasmussen Reports



1* How closely have you followed recent news reports about Iran?


41% Very closely

39% Somewhat closely
17% Not very closely

  2% Not at all

  1% Not sure


2* Is Iran an ally of the United  States, an enemy of the United States or somewhere in between?

2% Ally
57% Enemy
37% Somewhere in between
  5% Not sure

3* Iran says that its uranium enrichment program is for developing energy. Is Iran's nuclear program to develop energy or to develop weapons?


  7% Develop energy
66% Develop weapons

27% Not sure


4* How likely is it that Iran will soon develop nuclear weapons?


53% Very likely
27% Somewhat likely
  8% Not very likely

  2% Not at all likely

11% Not sure


5* If Israel attacks Iran, should the United States help Israel, help Iran, or do nothing?


51% Help Israel
  2% Help Iran
35% Do nothing

12% Not sure


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