Just 10% think the 62-year-old relationship between the United States and Israel will be better in a year’s time, while 27% think the relationship will be worse. Fifty-two percent (52%) of voters think the U.S.-Israel relationship will be about the same a year from now. In August, voters were a bit more pessimistic, with 34% who thought the relationship would worsen over the next year.
The survey of 1,000 U.S. Likely Voters was conducted on October 24-25 by Rasmussen Reports.
Just 12% expect relations with Muslims worldwide to be better a year from now, while 39% expect them to be worse. Forty-one percent (41%) expect that relationship to be about the same.
Forty-three percent (43%) of Republicans think Israeli relations will be worse in a year, while just 12% of Democrats and 28% of voters not affiliated with either major political party agree.