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  Washington Post-ABC News Poll: Kosovo

Tuesday, March 30, 1999

This ABC News-Washington Post poll was conducted by telephone on March 26-March 29, among a random sample of 895 adults. The results have a 3.5-point error margin. Field work by ICR of Media, Pa.

LV = Likely voter
RV = Registered voter
* = Less than 0.5 percent

1. Do you approve or disapprove of the way Bill Clinton is handling the situation in Kosovo?

           Approve    Disapprove    No opinion
3/28/99       51          31            17
3/26/99       51          32            17
3/23/99       48          39            12

2. Do you think America's vital interests are at stake in the situation involving Kosovo, or not?

           Yes    No    No opinion
3/28/99     42    44        14
3/26/99     39    51        10
3/23/99     41    54         5
3/14/99     27    57        15

3. Do you support or oppose the United States and its European allies conducting air strikes against Serbia?

           Support    Oppose    No opinion
3/28/99       55        33          12
3/26/99       60        31           9

Compare To: The United States and its European allies have said they may bomb military targets in Serbia because it won't agree to a peace plan for Kosovo. If Serbia does not agree to the peace plan, should the United States participate in bombing Serbia, or not?

             Yes     No    No opinion
3/23/99       47     47         6

Compare To: The United States has said it may bomb Serbia unless Serbia agrees to a peace plan for Kosovo. If Serbia does not agree to the peace plan, should the United States bomb Serbia or not?

             Yes      No    No opinion
3/14/99       26      62         12

4. Would you consider the air strikes against Serbia to be successful or unsuccessful if the bombing seriously damages Serbia's military strength but the killing of civilians in Kosovo continues?

                                        Neither/       No
           Sucessful    Unsucessful    Both (vol.)   opinion
3/28/99        33           48              5           13


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