Q: Now thinking about the region more broadly, do you think the outcome of the unrest in the Middle East and North Africa will help or hurt the ability of the U.S. to fight terrorist groups in these countries? (Asked of half sample)
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Question 52 of 59
In this poll:
In general, Americans widely oppose U.S. military involvement in Syria, but majorities support establishing a no-fly zone and direct action rises if chemical weapons are used by the government.
This Washington Post-ABC News poll was conducted by telephone Dec. 13-16, 2012, among a random national sample of 1,002 adults, including landline and cell phone-only respondents. Results have a margin of sampling error of 3.5 percentage points. Results for questions 28 to 31 are based on interviews from Dec. 14-16 among 602 adults, with a 4.5-point error margin. Sampling, data collection and tabulation by Abt-SRBI of New York.