50% Americans don't want U.S. to strike Syria: Poll

Washington, Aug. 31 (ANI): A recent poll has revealed that 50 percent Americans surveyed don't want their country to strike Syria, as it could risk the lives of U.S. soldiers, but they were ready to support limited action.

According to a NBC survey, 50 percent of 700 Americans said the U.S. should not take military action against Syria, while 42 percent agreed to it, ABC News reports.

While 50 percent supported limited airstrikes using cruise missiles launched from U.S. naval ships to destroy military units and infrastructure that have been used to carry out chemical attacks, 40 percent did not, the report added.

And a total of 79 percent said President Barack Obama should gain approval from Congress for any kind of strike against Syria. (ANI)

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