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Public Says U.S. Does Not Have Responsibility to Act in Syria

Posted By admin On December 15, 2012 @ 4:24 am In World News | Comments Disabled

Pew Research Center [1]
Dec 15, 2012

As fighting in Syria rages on between government forces and anti-government groups, the public continues to say that the U.S. does not have a responsibility to do something about the fighting there. And there continues to be substantial opposition to sending arms to anti-government forces in Syria.

The latest national survey by the Pew Research Center for the People & the Press, conducted Dec. 5-9 among 1,503 adults, also finds little change in the public’s sympathies in the conflict between Israel and the Palestinians: 50% say they sympathize more with Israel while just 10% sympathize more with the Palestinians.

Only about quarter of Americans (27%) say the U.S. has a responsibility to do something about the fighting in Syria; more than twice as many (63%) say it does not. These views are virtually unchanged from March.

Similarly, just 24% favor the U.S. and its allies sending arms and military supplies to anti-government groups in Syria, while 65% are opposed. These opinions also are little changed from March.

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[3] SYRIA: The Orwellian “Responsibility to Protect” (R2P) used to Justify “Regime Change” and All Out War: http://www.prisonplanet.com/syria-the-orwellian-responsibility-to-protect-r2p-used-to-justify-regime-change-and-all-out-war.html

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[5] Syria Standing in Defiance: US-funded sedition and the responsibility to restore order: http://www.prisonplanet.com/syria-standing-in-defiance-us-funded-sedition-and-the-responsibility-to-restore-order.html

[6] Israel warns of action over Russian plan to give missiles to Syria’s Assad: http://www.prisonplanet.com/israel-warns-of-action-over-russian-plan-to-give-missiles-to-syrias-assad.html

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