Voters Want Foreign Policy Focused on Protecting America First
70% Want Navy to Protect U.S., Not Be 'Global Force for Good'
Most Believe Political Leaders Put U.S. Troops At Risk Too Often
Survey of 1,000 Likely Voters
Conducted January 31-February 1, 2013
By Rasmussen Reports
1* When it comes to foreign policy, some leaders like to
blame America first, some like to send Americans first to resolve international
conflicts, and some believe our military should rarely intervene and protect
America first. Are President Obama’s instincts to blame
2* What about Congressional Republicans? Are the
instincts of Congressional Republicans to blame
3* What policy do you think is most appropriate for the United States—blame America first, send Americans first, or protect America first?
4* The U.S. Navy now claims it is a global force for
good. Is the Navy’s mission primarily to be a global force for good or
primarily to protect and defend the
5* Do our political leaders send American soldiers into harms way too often, not often enough, or is the balance about right?
NOTE: Margin of Sampling Error, +/- 3 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence