Brookings survey: “Support for punitive measures against Israel over settlement policy has increased among members of both major parties, 60% of Democrats and 31% of Republicans”

TIMES OF ISRAEL
Most Democrats consider Israel is ‘a burden’ on US, has too much influence on policy, poll claims
by Staff
December 3, 2016

Most Democrats consider Israel to be a burden to the United States, according to the published findings of a poll released by the Brookings Institution on Friday. The survey found a clear majority of Americans (76%) said Israel was “a strategic asset” to the US, its authors said. At the same time, they said, “a majority of Democrats, 55%, say that Israel is also a burden”; among Republicans, 24% consider Israel a burden. Fifty-two percent of Independents do not consider Israel a burden and 41% think it is. READ MORE

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