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Questions - National Security - November 6, 2012

29% Say U.S. Doesn’t Spend Enough on Defense, 27% Say Too Much
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National Survey of 2,000 Likely Voters
Conducted November 6, 2012
By Rasmussen Reports

1* Does the United States spend too much on the military and national security, not enough, or about the right amount?

2* Does the United States spend more on the military and national security than any other nation in the world?

3* To ensure its safety, should the United States always spend at least three times as much on defense as any other nation?

4* Should the United States remove its troops from Western Europe and let the Europeans defend themselves?

5* Do America’s overseas alliances make this country stronger or put it more at risk? Or do they have no impact?

NOTE: Margin of Sampling Error, +/- 2 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence