Al-Qaeda and other Islamic-based terrorist groups remain a concern for more than two thirds of respondents.
More than 40% of respondents express confidence in the FBI and the CIA to avert a terrorist attack.
Almost half of respondents think this kind of action is warranted when there is strong evidence of a person’s involvement in terrorist activities.
Most respondents agree with the 9/11 Commission and reject the notion that a controlled demolition took place in the World Trade Center.
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.
Three-in-five Americans believe a terrorist attack is likely to happen in their country—only 38 per cent of Canadians concur.
(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.
Two fifths of respondents think there is a link between the Lockerbie bomber’s release and the financial interests of BP.
(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.
Three-in-ten respondents believe the country is now safer than it was in the aftermath of the 2005 London bombings.