Friday, January 27, 2006

Most Americans back a military strike on Iran

Several polls indicate that a clear majority of Americans view iran as a threat and would back a military strike against it.

According to an L.A. Times/Bloomberg poll 57% of Americans favor military intervention if Iran's Islamic government pursues a program that could enable it to build nuclear arms.Iran Focus-57% back a hit on Iran if defiance persists - Iran (General) - News

And according to a Fox News/Opinion Dynamics poll, Americans think Iran is the country that poses the greatest immediate danger to the United States today, with 91 percent of Americans say they are concerned it would sell them to - FOX News Polls News - FNC Poll - 01/26/06 FOX News Poll: The Threat From Iran

In addition, eight in 10 Americans are concerned Iran would use nukes to attack a neighboring country (54 percent very concerned), and 73 percent are concerned it would attack the United States (47 percent very concerned). And 59 percent support using "whatever military force is necessary," to keep Iran from getting nuclear weapons.

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