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Questions - September 2011 - September 9-10, 2011

41% Say America's Allies Put It In Greater Danger
Just 21% Say 9/11-Driven Mission in Afghanistan Has Been Accomplished
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National Survey of 1,000 Adults

Conducted September 9-10, 2011

By Rasmussen Reports


1* Do you know anyone who was in the World Trade Center or the Pentagon on September 11, 2001?



2* Have your family or friends been directly impacted by the events that took place on September 11, 2001?



3* President George W. Bush launched the war in Afghanistan to end that country's harboring of al Qaeda terrorists training against the United States. Has that mission been accomplished?



4* Is terrorism more of a threat or less of a threat to the United States now than it was before 9/11? Or is the level of threat about the same?



5* Which is a bigger threat now to the United States - an attack from terrorists living outside the country or a domestic terrorist attack?


6* Is America’s relationship with the Muslim world better or worse now than it was before the 9/11 attacks, or is the relationship about the same?



7* Generally speaking, do America’s overseas alliances make this country stronger or put it more at risk? Or do they have no impact?



8* What’s more important – for the United States to be allies only with countries that have freely elected governments or for the United States to be allies with any country that best protects our own national security?


9* Do most countries expect the United States to solve international problems?


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