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American Public Opinion Polls:
Attitudes Toward the UN and Israel


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Have you heard or read anything about the trouble between Israel and the Arab countries? [If Yes, ask] Some people think the U.S. should support the United Nations in the efforts to prevent war there. Others think we should work with England and France outside the UN to try to keep the peace there. Which of these two ways comes closest to your own point of view? (Gallup, 4/17/1956)

Support UN
63%
Work with England and France
16%
Both
14%
Don't Know
14%

Have you heard or read anything about the trouble between Israel and the Arab countries? [If Yes, ask] It has been suggested that the United Nations ask its member countries to supply soldiers for a police force to patrol the Israel borders. Do you think this is a good idea or a poor idea? (Gallup, 4/17/1956)

Good idea
38%
Poor idea
46%
No Opinion
16%

Have you heard or read anything about the trouble between Israel and the Arab countries? [If Yes, ask] It has been suggested that the United Nations ask its member countries to supply soldiers for a police force to patrol the Israel borders. If this is done, should the U.S. send troops as part of this police force? (Gallup, 4/17/1956)

Yes
51%
No
37%
Don't Know
12%

Do you approve or disapprove of the U.N.'s plan to set up a police force to patrol the borders between Israel and Egypt? (Gallup, 11/14-19/1956)

Approve
70%
Disappove
10%
No Opinion
20%

Do you approve or disapprove of the U.N.'s plan to set up a police force to patrol the borders between Israel and Egypt? If such a force is set up, would you approve or disapprove of having U.S. forces take part in the patrolling? (Gallup, 11/14-19/1956)

Approve
45%
Disappove
35%
Don't Know
19%

Have you heard or read about the discussion in the UN regarding the withdrawal of Israeli troops fom Egypt? [If Yes, ask] In your opinion, what is the real issue here? [If any answer, ask:] Which side are you more inclined to agree with — the U.N. or the Israelis? (Gallup, 2/5-12/1957)

UN
42%
Israelis
8%
Neither
4%
No Opinion
13%
Inapplicable
33%

Do you think the UN should have the final say on Arab-Israel peace plans, or should this be left to the Israelis and Arabs to decide between themselves? (Gallup, 2/5-12/1957)

UN
42%
Israelis
8%
Neither
4%
No Opinion
13%
Inapplicable
33%

Do you think sanctions, or penalties, should or should not be applied against Israel by the United Nations, if she does not withdraw from the Gaza Strip and Aqaba? (Gallup, 2/28-3/5/1957)

Should
34%
Should not
28%
No Opinion
34%
No code or no data
3%

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