September 2013 Washington Post-ABC News poll - Syria

Poll Questions

Q: Do you approve or disapprove of the way Barack Obama is handling his job as president?

No opinion

Q: Do you approve or disapprove of the way Obama is handling the situation with Syria?

No opinion

Q: Do you approve or disapprove of the way Obama is handling International affairs? (half sample)

No opinion

Q: Who do you trust to do a better job handling the situation with Syria - (Obama) or (the Republicans in Congress)?

Q: Please tell me whether the following statement applies to Obama, or not? He is a strong leader

No opinion

Q: Please tell me whether the following statement applies to Obama, or not? He shares your values

No opinion

Q: Please tell me whether the following statement applies to Obama, or not? He sticks with his principles

No opinion

Q: Please tell me whether the following statement applies to Obama, or not? He is a good commander in chief of the military

No opinion

Q: The United States says it has determined that the Syrian government has used chemical weapons in the civil war there. Given this, do you support or oppose the United States launching missile strikes against the Syrian government?

No opinion

Q: Do you think America's vital interests are at stake in the situation involving Syria, or not?

No opinion

Q: As an alternative to missile strikes, Russia has proposed a plan to have Syria place all of its chemical weapons under control of the United Nations, which would then destroy them. Do you support or oppose this plan?

No opinion

Q: How confident are you that Syria would in fact give up all of its chemical weapons under this plan - very confident, somewhat confident, not so confident or not confident at all?

Q: Do you think the threat of U.S. missile strikes has (helped the situation by pressuring Syria to give up its chemical weapons), or (hurt the situation by increasing international tensions)?

Q: As far as you've heard or read, in his address to the nation Tuesday night, how well did Obama make his case for taking action against the Syrian government?

Q: If the diplomatic efforts to take control of Syria's chemical weapons do not work, do you think Congress should or should not approve the use of military force against Syria?

No opinion

Q: Overall, do you think Obama's handling of the situation with Syria has (strengthened) U.S. leadership in the world, (weakened) it, or has it not made much difference to U.S. leadership?

 
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