Is Another Cold War on the Way?
U.S. relations with Russia have been tense over the past few years, and voters are now concerned that we may be returning to a 1950s-like Cold War relationship with the former Soviet Union.
A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey finds that 60% of Likely U.S. Voters think it is at least somewhat likely that the United States and Russia will return to a Cold War-era relationship over the next few years, including 25% who think it’s Very Likely. Twenty-three percent (23%) think it’s unlikely, including just three percent (3%) who say the return to such a relationship is Not At All Likely. (To see survey question wording, click here.)
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The survey of 1,000 Likely Voters was conducted on October 8 & 11, 2015 by Rasmussen Reports. The margin of sampling error is +/- 3 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence. Field work for all Rasmussen Reports surveys is conducted by Pulse Opinion Research, LLC. See methodology.
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