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NPR poll: Americans evenly divided over Israel's response

(JNS) — A new NPR/PBS NewsHour/Marist poll of 1,429 adults, released on Wednesday, offers insight into American views on Israel’s war to uproot Hamas from the Gaza Strip.

Public opinion has split in approving Israel’s military response to the Oct. 7 terror attacks, with notable partisan differences.

For Americans as a whole, 38 percent said Israel’s response has been “too much”—up 12 percent from a month ago—with another 38 percent believing that it has been “about right.” Among Democrats, a majority (56 percent) now falls into the latter category, while 52 percent of Republicans approved Isra...


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