August 28, 2012

UK, U.S. and France Don't Want Troops in Syria

World Public Opinion, World Public Opinion

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A new digest of polling data from multiple sources reveals that substantial numbers of Americans, Britons and the French support forms of multilateral action to address the situation in Syria. Majorities of Americans and Britons favor imposing a no-fly zone and half of the French favor a UN military intervention in the civil war. Americans favor the Arab League establishing safe havens, and half would support U.S. forces providing air cover to help protect them. While initially Americans have resisted the idea of arming the resistance, views are now divided. However, in the United States, France and Britain, there has not been majority support for contributing troops to intervene in Syria.

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