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Iranian threat: Public prefers sanctions over bombs

Washington Post – March 15, 2012

President Obama’s Iran policy is widely popular, according to a new , but few give him good ratings on dealing with Iran amid equally wide concern that the nation intends to develop nuclear weapons. The issue has election year implications on both foreign and domestic policy fronts, with more than eight in 10 Americans believing that Iran is trying to develop nuclear weapons. Back at home, rising gas prices are proving a drag on Obama’s approval rating on the economy, and providing a potent political weapon for potential Republican ...

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