U.S. Public Rejects Using Military Force to Promote Democracy

January 2005
World Public Opinion Poll - Region United States & Canada;2005, p1
The article offers information on the poll regarding the unfavorable public attitudes in the U.S. towards the promotion of democracy through military force. Steven Kull of the Program on International Policy Attitudes (PIPA) states that the argument by President George Bush regarding the use of democracy in fighting terrorism does not seem to persuade the public. Christopher Whitney of the Chicago Council on Foreign Relations adds that promoting democracy is not a top priority.


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