Issue: TerrorismRSS

(03/04/13) -

Fears of an Imminent Terrorist Attack Subside in Britain

Al-Qaeda and other Islamic-based terrorist groups remain a concern for more than two thirds of respondents.

(08/21/12) -

Americans Feel Safer Now Than Before 9/11, But Many Still Expect Terrorism

More than 40% of respondents express confidence in the FBI and the CIA to avert a terrorist attack.

(10/11/11) -

Americans Say Government Was Right to Eliminate Islamist Militant

Almost half of respondents think this kind of action is warranted when there is strong evidence of a person’s involvement in terrorist activities.

(09/07/11) -

Americans Expect New Attack Similar to 9/11 in Their Lifetimes

Most respondents agree with the 9/11 Commission and reject the notion that a controlled demolition took place in the World Trade Center.

(05/09/11) -

Celebrations of Bin Laden’s Death Justified for Canadians and Britons

One-in-five Canadians and more than a third of Britons think the U.S. is less safe now than before the death of the al-Qaeda leader.

(11/11/10) -

Three-in-Four Britons Foresee a Terrorist Attack in the Next Year

Three-in-five Americans believe a terrorist attack is likely to happen in their country—only 38 per cent of Canadians concur.

(08/05/10) -

Britons Decry Release of Convicted Bomber Megrahi

(Angus Reid Global Monitor) – Three quarters of people in Britain reject the Scottish government’s decision to release Libyan national Abdelbaset Ali Mohmet al-Megrahi from prison on compassionate grounds, according to a poll by Angus Reid Public Opinion. 75 per cent of respondents share this view.

(07/29/10) -

Britons Call for Investigation into Megrahi’s Release from Prison

Two fifths of respondents think there is a link between the Lockerbie bomber’s release and the financial interests of BP.

(07/25/10) -

Most Britons Fear a Terrorist Attack in the Next Year

(Angus Reid Global Monitor) – Most people in Britain think it is likely that their country will be the target of a terrorist attack in the next 12 months, according to a poll by Angus Reid Public Opinion. 59 per cent of respondents share this view, whereas 28 per cent do not think this will be the case.

(07/21/10) -

Most Britons Expect a New Terrorist Attack in the Next Year

Three-in-ten respondents believe the country is now safer than it was in the aftermath of the 2005 London bombings.