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Questions - Pakistan - December 17-18, 2014

Voters Sour on Taliban But Reluctant to Chase Pakistan School Killers
Voters Say Taliban Not True to Islam
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National Survey of 1,000 Likely Voters

Conducted December 17-18, 2014

By Rasmussen Reports


1* How closely have you followed recent news reports about a mass shooting at a school in Pakistan?


33% Very closely

39% Somewhat closely

19% Not very closely

  8% Not at all

  2% Not sure


2* Generally speaking, is Pakistan an ally of the United States, an enemy of the United States or somewhere in between?


10% Ally

17% Enemy

66% Somewhere in between

  7% Not sure


3* Should the United States help Pakistan find the perpetrators of the school massacre and bring them to justice?


42% Yes

32% No

27% Not sure


4* Do you favor or oppose U.S. negotiations with the Taliban to help bring the war in Afghanistan to an end?


27% Favor

50% Oppose

23% Not sure


5* Do you believe the Taliban represents true Islamic beliefs?

16% Yes

69% No

16% Not sure


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