Israeli Attitudes Toward Their Democracy
“The Voice of the People: Israeli Public Opinion on National Security 2012“
Principal findings in this in-depth survey of Israeli public opinion show that Israelis do not believe Iran would attack Israel with nuclear weapons, and the public has a high degree of confidence in Israel’s deterrent capability; a growing number of Israelis oppose an attack against Iranian nuclear installations. On the Palestinian-Israeli conflict, support for a two state solution remains high with hightened skepticism that Israel will find a Palestinian partner for entering into such negotiations. Few Israelis believe that major changes in the Middle East will undermine the peace treaties Israel has with either Jordan or Egypt. Much more on Hamas reluctance to recognize Israel, retention of the Golan.
Ben Meir, Yehuda and Bagno-Moldavsky, Olena “The Voice of the People: Israeli Public Opinion on National Security 2012, “ The Institute for National Security Studies, Memorandum No. 126, April 2013, 115pp