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A new Rasmussen Reports national phone and online survey shows 54 percent of likely U.S. voters say the chance of a major war in the Middle East is more likely than it was a year ago. Fourteen percent said it is less likely than it was a year ago while 27 percent said it’s about the same.

Fifty-one percent of those surveyed said America’s relationship with Israel is very important to the United States’ national security. Another 32 percent said it is somewhat important. Nine percent said it is not very important and four percent said it is not at all important.

Forty-seven percent of voters said President Joe Biden’s policy toward Israel is worse than President Donald J. Trump’s Israel policy. Twenty-five percent believe it is better and 17 percent say it is about the same.

Fifty-seven percent of unaffiliated voters believe a major war in the Middle East is more likely than it was a year ago.

Fifty percent of unaffiliated voters also said Biden’s policy toward Israel is worse than Trump’s. Just 19 percent of unaffiliated voters believe Biden’s policy toward Israel is better than Trump’s.

Author: Jacob Hall