In a TNS survey conducted in March 2007 among 17,443 people in 27 European Union member states, a majority of 52% agreed with the statement "We must stop countries like Iran from acquiring nuclear weapons, even if that means taking military action". A majority agreed with the statement in 18 member states, while a majority were against in 9 member states.
In 2009, a U.S. poll conducted Sep. 30 to Oct. 1 by the Pew Research Center, found 61% agreed it was more important to prevent Iran from developing nuclear weapons, even if it means taking military action.
In 2010, a poll conducted Feb. 23-24 by Fox News and Opinion Dynamics found 60% of Americans believed military force will be necessary to stop Iran from working on nuclear weapons
In March 2012, a Reuters/Ipsos poll revealed that a majority of Americans, 56%, would support military action against Iran, even if it led to increased gas prices, if there was evidence demonstrating that Tehran was building nuclear weapons. 39% said that they opposed a military strike, while 62% of Americans said that they'd support Israel striking Iran over its nuclear program.
A poll conducted in July 2012 found that 80% of Americans view Iran's nuclear program as a threat to the United States and its NATO allies. 39% viewed it as a very big threat, 41% viewed it was a moderate threat, 12% viewed it as not much of a threat, and 6% viewed it as not being a threat. In regards to how much of a threat the nuclear program is to Israel, 60% viewed it as a very big threat to Israel while 27% viewed it as a moderate threat. 80% believe that Iran is building nuclear weapons, including 72% of Democrats, 81% of Independents, and 89% of Republicans.
A poll conducted in September 2012 by Basswood Research for The Foreign Policy Initiative revealed that Iran was cited as the most dangerous threat to American national security interests, with 45.1% of respondents choosing Iran. In addition, 62% of Americans favored preventing Iran from obtaining nuclear weapons, even if this requires the use of military force, as opposed to avoiding a conflict and accepting the prospects of Iranian nuclear weapons.
Read more about this topic: American Military Action Against Iran
Other articles related to "polls, poll":
... Pre-election polls had indicated that the outgoing government could be re-elected however they had also pointed to the possibility of one of the main ... According to a poll conducted in June by Latvijas fakti, Harmony Centre would get 18.5% of the vote Unity, 16.2% Union of Greens and Farmers, 11.3% For a Good Latvia, 5.3% and National Alliance, 4.4% ... A later Latvijas Fakti poll conducted between 25 and 27 September 2010 showed 21.2% support for Harmony Centre, 19.2% for Unity, 9.9% for Greens and Farmers and For Fatherland and Freedom on 5.2% ...
... American football College football polls USC and LSU remain 1–2 in both the AP and Coaches polls ... Florida, third in last week's Coaches Poll, rises to third in the AP Poll after its 59–20 thrashing of Tennessee ... Other highlights Alabama enters both polls for the first time since 2005 ...
... Poll source Date Highlights Insider Advantage/Majority Opinion Sample size 712 LV Margin of error ± 3.6% April 21, 2008 Clinton 49%, Obama 42%, Not Sure 9% Newsmax/Zogby Sample size 675 LV Margin of ...
... The semiprozine Science Fiction Chronicle of Andrew I ... Porter conducted a reader's poll from 1982 to 1998 ...
... Source Date Himes (D) Shays (R) Reuters/Zogby Poll October 13, 2008 48% 45% Reuters/Zogby Poll October 9, 2008 44% 44% University of Connecticut's Center for Survey Research ...
Famous quotes containing the word polls:
“The polls say we are within three points. We havent made many converts, but we sure have made a lot of undecided.”
—Jeremy Larner, U.S. screenwriter. Lucas (Peter Boyle)
“The right to vote, or equal civil rights, may be good demands, but true emancipation begins neither at the polls nor in courts. It begins in womans soul.”
—Emma Goldman (18691940)
“The total collapse of the public opinion polls shows that this country is in good health. A country that developed an airtight system of finding out in advance what was in peoples minds would be uninhabitable.”
—E.B. (Elwyn Brooks)