NATO: Are We Getting Our Money’s Worth?
Most voters think the United States is paying more than its fair share of NATO’s budget, and many question whether we are getting our money’s worth from the alliance.
The United States currently contributes nearly one-quarter of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization’s $2.5 billion annual budget, and just 32% of Likely U.S. Voters believe America should continue to give more money to NATO than any other member country. The latest Rasmussen Reports national telephone and online survey finds that 53% disagree and say the United States should not give more money than any other member does. Fifteen percent (15%) are not sure. (To see survey question wording, click here.)
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The survey of 1,000 U.S. Likely Voters was conducted on February 27-28, 2022 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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