Zogby: More Say Egypt's Mubarak Ouster Positive Rather Than Negative for U.S; 68% Concerned Fundamentalists Will Get Power


Republicans (88%) are most likely to be concerned about Islamic fundamentalist power in a new Egypt, followed by independents (70%) and Democrats (48%)

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UTICA, NY - U.S. likely voters are more likely to say the ouster of Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak was positive rather than negative for the U.S., but 68% are either very or somewhat concerned that Islamic fundamentalists will have too much power in the new government.

The Feb. 14-16 Zogby Interactive poll also finds that 45% believe President Barack Obama's response to the situation in Egypt was "what it should have been." However, 21% say Obama should have been more supportive of "our ally" Mubarak and 15% say Obama should have been more supportive of the protestors.

In addition to asking if Mubarak's ouster was positive or negative for the U.S., the poll also asks about its impact on people in the Middle East and in Israel
*Would you say the street demonstrations in Egypt and ouster of Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak was positive or negative for:

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