April 5, 2012
Britons Want UN Approval Before War
Angus Reid, Angus Reid
A majority of respondents want the UK Government to continue to be a global leader to solve international disputes.
Many people in Britain believe their Government should only use military force under specific circumstances, a new Angus Reid Public Opinion poll has found.
In the online survey of a representative sample of 2,007 British adults, two thirds of respondents (69%) believe the UK Government should only use force against another nation with authorization from the United Nations (UN).
A majority of Britons (58%) think the UK Government should continue to be a global leader to solve international disputes, and a similar proportion (54%) support the policy of overthrowing dictatorships and change regimes if the Government believes they pose an imminent threat....
TAGGED: United Nations, UK, Polls