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Release of British Soldiers No Surprise to Americans

News that Iran is freeing captured British soldiers did not come as a surprise to most Americans. A Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey conducted last night found that 59% of adults said it was likely the soldiers would be freed through diplomatic efforts. Twenty-one percent (21%) said such an outcome was Not Very Likely while just 3% said it was Not at All Likely. Men were somewhat more optimistic than women—66% of men said freedom for the British was likely, a view shared by just 53% of women.

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