Americans Believe Israeli Actions Are Justified but Share International Reservations about Extent of Military Offensive
Program on International Policy Attitudes (PIPA)
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A strong majority of Americans believe Israel is justified in taking action against the Hezbollah militia. But recent polls also show that U.S. support for Israel’s offensive is not absolute. Most Americans blame both sides for the violence in Lebanon and a plurality favors the negotiation of a cease-fire as soon as possible. Like other publics abroad, a majority in the United States believes Israel’s military campaign has gone too far.