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Questions - U.S. Military - July 5, 2011

18% Favor Military Draft, 30% Support Required Year of Public Service
75% See Vital U.S. Interests As Only Reason For Committing Military Forces to Overseas Action
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National Survey of 1,000 Likely Voters
Conducted July 5, 2011
By Rasmussen Reports

1* Should the United States have a military draft?

2* Should U.S. citizens be required to spend a year in public service?

3* Do you agree or disagree with the following statement: “The United States should not commit its forces to military action overseas unless the cause is vital to our national interest.”

 

4* When the president sends U.S. troops into military action, should there always be a clear intent to win with clearly defined and realistic objectives?

 

 5* With the exception of a national emergency, should the support of Congress and the American public be required before U.S. troops are sent into military action overseas?

 

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