November 19, 2007

Survey: Americans See Israel as Ally

From Survey: Americans See Israel as Ally:

65% of Americans see Israel as an important ally, according to a survey conducted Oct. 6-19, 2007, and released Sunday by the Anti-Defamation League.

45% sympathize more with the Israeli people, compared to 16% who sympathize more with the Palestinians. A similar poll in 2005 showed 42% sympathetic to Israel and 13% sympathetic to the Palestinians, while a 2003 poll was 40% and 15%.

57% of Americans say that Palestinians must end terror and recognize Israel before a Palestinian state can be created.

60% of Americans believe that any peace agreement between Israel and the Palestinians must be accomplished with minimal U.S. involvement.