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Questions - Syria - June 18-19, 2013

62% Say Political Leaders Send U.S. Soldiers in Harm’s Way Too Often
55% Disagree With Obama’s Decision to Arm Syrian Rebels
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National Survey of 1,000 Likely Voters
Conducted June 18-19, 2013
By Rasmussen Reports


1* How closely are you following recent news stories about Syria?

2* President Obama has decided to provide weapons and other military assistance to anti-government rebels in Syria. Do you strongly agree, somewhat agree, somewhat disagree or strongly disagree with the decision to provide military assistance to Syrian rebels at this time?

3* How do you rate the way that the Obama administration has responded to the situation in Syria …excellent, good, fair or poor?

4* The United States provides weapons to anti-government rebels in Syria, how likely is it that those weapons will end up in the hands of enemies of the United States?

5* Do our political leaders send American soldiers into harm’s way too often, not often enough, or is the balance about right?

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