American Support Drone Strikes on Foreigners, Not Americans
Recent polling shows strong U.S. support for drone strikes.
Americans overwhelmingly support the use of drones on terrorism suspects, but a majority also believe it is illegal for drones to assassinate Americans, according to a poll from Fairleigh Dickinson University. Almost 75 percent of Americans polled said they supported drone strikes vs. 13 percent who opposed them. When it comes to killing American citizens, however, 48 percent oppose while 24 percent support it.
Interestingly, there was greater support for letting the military carry out drone attacks instead of the CIA.