National Survey of 1,000 Likely Voters
Conducted January 7-8, 2014
By Rasmussen Reports
1* How closely have you followed recent news reports about fighting in the Middle East?
2* How serious a threat is radical Islamic terrorism to the United States?
3* Have the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq reduced the threat of radical Islamic terrorism to this country or increased that threat? Or have they had no impact?
4* Is the al Qaeda terrorist group a bigger threat to the United States or less of a threat since the death of its leader Osama bin Laden in May 2011? Or is the size of the threat about the same?
5* Should the United States take military action against Syria or Iraq if either of those countries is taken over by al Qaeda or related terrorists?
NOTE: Margin of Sampling Error, +/- 3 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence