Results of survey Operation Cast Lead: Week III

January 20, 2009 10:26


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Can the IDF stop Hamas rocket fire at southern Israel? Yes: 897, 60.85% No, force only meant to make Hamas realize firing is not in its best interest: 577, 39.15% Gaza op: Expansion or cease-fire? Expand operation: 1053, 71.44% Adopt cease-fire: 330, 22.39% Withdraw ground troops but continue aerial assault: 91, 6.17% Can Israel win the media war? No, you cannot compete with pictures of dead children: 498, 33.79% No, but at least you can reduce the damage: 660, 44.78% Yes: 316, 21.44% Do you think Egypt is capable of preventing arms smuggling into Gaza? Yes, it's not about capability, it's about willingness: 826, 56.04% No: 648, 43.96% Should Israel talk to Hamas? Absolutely not: 769, 52.17% Only indirectly, there's really no other choice: 338, 22.93% Yes; like it or not, peace is made with enemies: 367, 24.9% How do you rate the government's handling of the operation so far? Very favorably: 611, 41.45% Favorably : 595, 40.37% Poorly: 268, 18.18% How do you rate the army's execution of the operation so far? Very favorably: 996, 67.57% Favorably: 271, 18.39% Poorly: 207, 14.04%

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