Majority of Democrats say US should pressure Israel: poll shows shift in view of respondents

WASHINGTON D.C. (The New Arab) – A recent Gallup poll has found that a majority of Democrat respondents believe the United States should put more pressure on Israel than on Palestine, rather than the other way around – a first in such a poll. The annual survey of Americans’ views of the Israel-Palestine conflict was released last week, and generally found a steady decline in sympathy for Israel with a steady increase in sympathy for the Palestinians. Though general sympathies remained with Israelis, there was a clear partisan divide. Democrats are slightly more inclined than they previously w…

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