66 percent Americans not in favor of US meddling in Egypt

February 16th, 2011 - 3:57 pm ICT by ANI  

Washington, Feb.16 (ANI): In the wake of the uprising that led to the fall of the Egyptian leader Hosni Mubarak, two in three American’s believe that the United States should stay out of Egypt’s affairs.

26 percent say that the US should help Egypt make democratic reforms.

A majority of Democrats, Republicans and independents believe that the US is not responsible for promoting democracy in other countries and should stay out of Egyptian affairs.

According to a new CBS poll, 45 percent Americans say it is somewhat likely that America will have a stable democracy, seven percent believe that is it very likely, but 41 percent Americans believe that it is not likely for Egypt to have a democracy.

President Obama got a 50 percent overall approval for his performance in handling the Egyptian crisis and 22 percent disapproval, with 28 percent weren’t sure.

Over concern whether the fall of Mubarak may be bad for the US, the poll showed that 42 percent of Americans were somewhat concerned, with 27 percent being very concerned. Only 28 percent were unconcerned. The poll also showed that Republicans were more likely to express such concerns.

The implication of the Egyptian crisis has left mixed feelings for the Americans, with 43 percent saying that the events have left them feeling more positive about the region’s future, as opposed to 38 percent who say that they are less optimistic. (ANI)

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