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Zogby Poll On Middle East Crisis Reveals Concern Amidst Optimism

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Utica, NY (WIBX) - When asked about the protests and subsequent ouster of Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak, voters in the U.S., Israel and the Middle East express different view points, a new Zogby Interactive poll finds. According to the report 49 percent of U.S. voters view it positively, 32 percent see at as a negative and 19 percent say they’re not sure.

In the Middle East, 57 percent support it, 27 percent say they don’t, and 16 percent haven’t made up their minds. In Israel the poll finds that only 28 percent view the situation positively, while 49 percent consider it a negative occurrence, and 23 percent are not sure.

Also, the report goes on to show that 45 percent of Americans think President Obama handled the situation adequately, while 36 percent think otherwise. However, the findings conclude that 68 percent of likely U.S. voters  are concerned that Islamic fundamentalists will increase their political power in the new Egyptian government. 1,823 likely voters were polled for these results. For more details on the polling click on, http://www.zogby.com/news/ReadNews.cfm?ID=1947.

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