Iranian President Rouhani in New York 370.
(photo credit: REUTERS)
Nearly two-thirds of Israelis believe that the Islamic Republic of Iran will
succeed in acquiring nuclear weapons, according a Midgam poll taken for the
Channel 10 news magazine Hamateh that is to be broadcast Saturday
The poll, which was taken in the wake of the Iranian charm
offensive, found that 64 percent of Israelis believe Iran will get the bomb, 21%
think it will not, and 15% had no opinion.
Asked if they believe Prime
Minister Binyamin Netanyahu’s statement that Israel would act alone if
necessary, 49% said yes, 40% no, and 11% did not express an opinion. Among Likud
Beytenu voters, the percentage who believe the prime minister was much higher –
68%. Labor voters believed Netanyahu least: 34%.
The poll of 506 Israelis
representing a statistic sample of the Israeli population was taken this week by
Dr. Ariel Ayalon under the guidance of Tel Aviv University Prof. Camille
The margin of error of polls with this sample size is 4.4