September 18, 2006

Negotiating with Iran

54%

That’s the percentage of the American public who favor direct negotiations with Iran over the issue of its nuclear program

A majority of the American public is amenable to the idea of direct negotiations with Iran over the issue of its nuclear program; 54% majority favors such negotiations, while 32% are opposed. Among those who say they have heard a lot about Iran’s nuclear program, an even larger majority (64%) favors direct negotiations with Tehran. Republicans are actually a bit more supportive of direct talks with Iran than are Democrats. Six-in-ten Republicans say they favor the U.S. negotiating directly with Iran over the issue of its nuclear program; somewhat fewer Democrats agree (51%). Read More