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Majority of Americans Trust Administration On Benghazi Attacks

Posted Dec 28, 2012 at 12:08 PM by Maurice Berger

A new poll by CNN/ORC reports that a solid majority of Americans say that the Obama administration did not intentionally misled the public on what it knew in the wake of the Sept. 11 Benghazi attacks. 40% say the administration made misleading statements; while 56% saying reject that idea. Despite this positive result, the poll also reported that "only 43% [of Americans] are satisfied with the way the Obama administration has handled the matter in the past few months; half are dissatisfied."

Public Disapproves of Adminstration's Handling of Benghazi, Sees No Cover Up.

Posted Nov 28, 2012 at 9:18 AM by Maurice Berger

A new CNN/ORC poll reports that 54% disapprove of the White House's handling of the attacks in Benghazi. But an equal majority, 54%, also do not believe that the administration purposefully misled the public.

Libya: Lowest Support Ever For U.S. Military Action

Posted Mar 27, 2011 at 11:40 PM by Maurice Berger

According to a Gallup survey, 47% of Americans now approve of the military action against Libya. This number represents the lowest approval for any U.S. military campaign over the past four decades as gauged by Gallup.Here is Gallup's chart of comparable supports for military actions:

Approval of Prior U.S. Military Actions