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  8/28/2014, Elul 2, 5774

Americans' Support for Israel Strong, Poll Shows

In the wake of the fighting, Americans have become have become more pessimistic on the prospects for a peaceful two-state solution: 43% say a way can be found for Israel and an independent Palestinian state to coexist peacefully, while 48% don’t think this can happen. In April, 46% thought a peaceful solution could be achieved, while 44% did not.

The poll finds that Americans increasingly are open to a larger U.S. role in trying to solve problems around the world.