Skip to comments.Americans Oppose Iran Attack by 2-1 Margin
Posted on 09/11/2012 6:10:42 PM PDT by WilliamIII
Despite labeling Irans nuclear program as a critical threat to U.S. interests, a clear majority of Americans oppose a military strike against Tehran and support a policy of UN sanctions and diplomatic dialogue. The new annual poll published this week by the Chicago Council for Global Affairs on American attitudes towards foreign affairs dubbed Foreign Policy in the New Millennium - found that 70% of Americans oppose a strike on Iran that is not authorized by the UN Security Council, and 51% are opposed even if the UN body does sanction the attack. In addition, 59% of Americans are opposed to US intervention on behalf of Israel in case of Iranian retaliation for a preemptive Israeli attack.
Read more: http://forward.com/articles/162681/americans-oppose-iran-attack-by---margin/#ixzz26DHz4xAA
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I think the Iranians are overconfident about America/NATO/Israel not doing a military strike if Iran continues its nuclear weapons program. The Iranians say things like "Obama was elected to stop two wars and not to start a new war", but that oversimplifies why Zero was elected. His win over McCain in 2008 was largely the result of Bush's mishandling of the mortgage crisis and Bush's terrible decision to let Lehman Brothers go bankrupt instead of at least bailing out bondholders in the way Bear Stearns was bailed out. Zero was not elected mainly on an anti-war platform--he won more on an anti-Bush platform. That was his election strategy: simply blame all US problems on President Bush and say that McCain would be like Bush.
If the Iranians push their nuclear program too far and too hard, they will get hit hard by the US, NATO, and Israel. Everyone in NATO knows that if necessary, it's better to fight a war with Iran today that we will win than to fight a nuclear war with Iran in the year 2050 that we could lose, and lose badly.
If Japan hadn't attacked US, we'd be reading this in German!
Without nuclear weapons, the Germans didn’t have nearly enough firepower to invade America and win. They couldn’t even cross the English channel and defeat Great Britain. IF Hitler had started up a nuclear weapons program and built nukes before we did, then we might be speaking German now. But Hitler was a crazy idiot and a disaster as a military strategist, and reportedly he was not interested (Thank God) in developing nuclear weapons.
They never asked me! The entire ME needs to have a layer of glass!
Also, the race card was an important factor, which Obama & some of his supporters played during 2008 campaign, & thereafter.
Equally, we often only cite how many people actually voted for Obama in 2008, but not how many voted for McCain!
No surprise to me. 50 years of liberal training have made many Americans scared to death of any war regardless and suspicious of the military as a rule. Even when a 9/11 type incident forces it the willpower isn’t there to stay in it long enough to win it.
Hopefully not a majority but a large percentage of Americans just don’t have it in them anymore, much like the Europeans.
IMO this simple fact is going to change how the U.S. “goes to war” from now on out.
Perhaps Hitler would’ve if for example Oppenheimer’s parents hadn’t immigrated to the US.
A prominent but misinformed Democrat said to me today, “Romney will get us involved in many wars abroad.”
An Israel internal poll showed that the majority are against an attack on Iran with out USA involvement
They ought to start packing their bags and leaving
In other poll results:
98% of Americans do not want another Hiroshima.
94% of Americans do not want another Nagasaki.
88% of Americans wish their children were more like dogs or cats.
82% of Americans want both bacon and cheese on that.
77% of Americans prefer crunchy over creamy.
70% of Americans prefer chewy over crunchy.
66% of Americans feel uncomfortable in the presence of ‘furries’.
53% of Americans think the Apollo 11 Lunar landing was on Mars.
51% of Independent voters wish they could vote for a candidate like America’s greatest president, George Kennedy.
70% of the US population cannot even be called “Americans” anymore.
What's up with this "forward.com" website???
The Forward is a legendary name in American journalism and a revered institution in American Jewish life. Launched as a Yiddish-language daily newspaper on April 22, 1897, the Forward entered the din of New York’s immigrant press as a defender of trade unionism and moderate, democratic socialism.
In other words....a Communist Paper
So how do we treat this?
By doing the opposite!!! ATTACK NOW!!!!!!!!!
and a revered institution in American Jewish life.
Now You know why so many Jews In America are stupid Socialists.....
Would you follow DumBO into war?
Gulf War...lost (had to go back)
We will never again win a war with troops on the ground because the troops will be held back by the politically correct girly Admirals, Generals, Secretaries of Defense and Presidents. We can only win if we launch or drop a 'big one'........ mushroom clouds ---> Smoke 'um if you got 'um, baby !! And, we got 'um !!
> ...Obummer, because he sure as hell wants to get us in a war
> with Syria and/or Iran, he just hasn’t found the proper way
> to spin it yet...
He’ll try to spin it on Muslims’ reaction to some film that tells the truth about Islam. This is just a wild guess, of course!
It’s a Chicago poll, and The Forward has long been a left wing rag..IMHO, it’s less than accurate.
Agitprop alert. Poll results are worthless. What were the questions and how were they worded?
Saddam Hussein - dead
Osama Bib Laden - dead
Amanutjob - needs to be dead
Because sanctions worked so well in Iraq. To kill babies with diarrhea, but little else.
I must be a “1” cause if it were up to me,
Iran would be a smoking crater already.