Poll: 62% of Palestinians Support Suicide Attacks

(Jerusalem Post) - Khaled Abu Toameh According to a new public opinion poll published on Thursday by the Jerusalem Media and Communication Center (JMCC), 61.8% of Palestinians supported suicide attacks against Israeli civilians, while 34.9% are opposed to this form of terrorism. Another 67.9% said they supported the resumption of "military operations" against Israel "as a suitable response within the current political conditions." 42.3% said they supported the resumption of attacks inside Israel and the West Bank and Gaza Strip, as opposed to 14.1% who said the attacks should be restricted only to the West Bank and Gaza Strip. In regard to the intifada, 76.8% supported its continuation, with only 21.7% saying that they want to see an end to the violence.

2003-11-07 00:00:00

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