These are the new scripts on the walls of Babylon: فليكن سقوط شارون سقوطاً للصهيونية What was created from lies, and nurtured by lies, must face the destiny of lies, too; Or did their God choose brain-dead mokeys unable to see beyond their sick ego's and their ugly noses ! [sic , Sharon !]

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2005/12/07

Nearly two thirds of Americans say torture can be justified

Nearly two thirds of Americans say torture can be justified
http://www.pollingreport.com/terror.htm

The results of <a href="http://www.pollingreport.com/terror.htm">a Newsweek Poll conducted between 10 and 11 November 2005</a> are shown in the table below.

"Do you think the use of torture against suspected terrorists in order to gain important information can often be justified, can sometimes be justified, can rarely be justified, or can never be justified?"







.



Often
Justified
Sometimes
Justified
Rarely
Justified
Never
Justified
Unsure


% % % % %

ALL adults 17 27 18 33 5

Republicans 25 34 14 24 3

Democrats 11 25 20 40 4

Independents 17 25 21 31 6






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"Would you support the use of torture by U.S. military or intelligence personnel if it might lead to the prevention of a major terrorist attack, or not?"







.



Would
Support
Would Not
Support
Unsure



% % %


11/10-11/05 58 35 7







.

"What if the use of torture by the United States makes it more likely that Americans will be tortured by our enemies? Would you support the use of torture under these circumstances, or not?"







.



Would
Support
Would Not
Support
Unsure



% % %


11/10-11/05 36 57 7







.

"Do you think the recent allegations about the use of torture by the United States have hurt this country's image around the world a lot, somewhat, not too much, or not at all?"







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A Lot Somewhat Not Too
Much
Not At All Unsure


% % % % %

11/10-11/05 39 34 13 10 4


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