Although the U.S. presidential election has hardly been about real policy issues, the conflict in Syria and the fight against the Islamic State have been among the hot policy issues frequently debated by Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump in the past year. Though both have highlighted the threat of the Islamic State, they have differed on how to actually deal with it.
A new University of Maryland Critical Issues Poll — fielded by Nielsen Scarborough among a nationally representative sample of 1,528 registered voters with a 2.5 percentage point margin of error — sheds new light on where the American public stands on these issues. It turns out that Americans want to put aside differences with Russia and join forces against the Islamic State (ISIS in our poll) …. https://www.washingtonpost.com