Results of JPost survey during second week of Operation Cast Lead

January 11, 2009 13:23
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1) How do you rate the government's handling of the operation so far? Very favorably: 2222 (63.7%) Favorably: 1030 (29.53%) Poorly: 236 (6.77%) 2) How do you rate the army's execution of the operation so far? Very favorably: 2743 (78.64%) Favorably : 582 (16.69%) Poorly: 163 (4.67%) 3) Do you support the decision to launch a ground incursion in Gaza? Yes: 3225 (92.46%) No: 263 (7.54%) 4) Which scenario is most likely to unfold at the end of the operation? A much improved cease-fire, from Israel's standpoint: 890 (25.52%) A much improved cease-fire, from Hamas' standpoint: 128 (3.67%) Israel topples Hamas, assumes control in Gaza: 481 (13.79%) Israel topples Hamas, international / Arab force assume control in Gaza: 670 (19.21%) Israel continues to hold on to parts of Gaza, mainly rocket-firing areas: 856 (24.54%) Other: 463 (13.27%) 5) What are the chances that Hamas' rule will crumble from within, from the people of Gaza? Non-existent: 686 (19.67%) Slim: 1847 (52.95%) Fair: 710 (20.36%) High: 245 (7.02%) 6) How long does Israel have before it is compelled to halt operation due to international pressure? Until mid-January: 529 (15.17%) Until the end of January: 490 (14.05%) Time has already started to run out: 375 (10.75%) Whatever the pressure, it must be ignored: 2094 (60.03%) 7) Should the return of kidnapped IDF soldier Gilad Schalit be included in the operation's goals? Yes, and it's a shame it isn't: 3014 (86.41%) No: 474 (13.59%)

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