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Poll: 52% of Americans oppose sending weapons to Israel

October 21, 2023 at 9:59 am

Thousands are gathered outside of the Federal Building and locked down the building in San Francisco, California, United States to protest and condemn recent actions by the government of Israel and calling U.S. to stop aiding to Israel, on October 19, 2023. [Tayfun Coşkun – Anadolu Agency]

The results of a poll conducted in the US revealed that 52 per cent of Americans oppose their government sending weapons to Israel.

According to the poll conducted by CBS News, between 16-19 October, 57 per cent of participants support sending aid to Gaza.

Fifty-six per cent of Americans also expressed dissatisfaction with President Joe Biden’s policy regarding the Israel-Palestine conflict.

Eighty-five per cent of participants expressed concern about the risk of a wider war in the Middle East, while 79 per cent expressed concern about the possibility of terrorism in the US.

Fifty-two per cent of Americans opposed Washington sending weapons and equipment to Israel, while 24 per cent said that Biden is providing too much support for Israel.

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