March 24, 2011
Sixty percent of Americans support the U.S. and allied military action in Libya to impose a no-fly zone to protect civilians from forces loyal to Muammar Gaddafi, a Reuters/Ipsos poll released on Thursday found.
Of those polled, 48 percent described President Barack Obama’s military leadership as U.S. commander in chief as “cautious and consultative,” 36 percent as “indecisive and dithering,” and 17 percent as “strong and decisive” in a question that offered only those three choices.
The poll was taken three days after the U.S.-led bombing campaign against Libya was launched last Saturday.
This article was posted: Thursday, March 24, 2011 at 8:17 am