National Survey of 1,000 Adults
Conducted September 3-6, 2009
By Rasmussen Reports
1* Sometimes, when a country is attacked, the United States provides military assistance to help defend that country. Now, I'm going to read you a short list of countries. For each, please tell me if the United States should offer military assistance to defend that country if it is attacked?
45% Yes, the U.S. should defend France if it's attacked
18% Not sure
59% Yes, the U.S. should defend Israel
12% Not sure
59% Yes, the U.S. should defend Mexico
13% Not sure
46% Yes, the U.S. should defend Japan
13% Not sure
5* Okay, Germany..if Germany is attacked should the United States offer
military assistance to defend Germany?
14% Not sure
6* Great Britain
73% Yes, the U.S. should defend Great Britain
10% Not sure
78% Yes, the U.S. should defend Canada
6% Not sure
NOTE: Margin of Sampling Error, +/- 3 percentage points with a 95% level of
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