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Distribution of answers submitted by American voters.
Data includes total votes submitted by visitors since Aug 18, 2016. For users that answer more than once (yes we know), only their most recent answer is counted in the total results. Total percentages may not add up to exactly 100% as we allow users to submit "grey area" stances that may not be categorized into yes/no stances.
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In March 2015, Yemeni President Abdu Rabbu Mansour Hadi was removed from office during a civil war with the Shiite Houthis movement. The Houthis were led by former President Ali Abdullah Saleh who was removed from power during the 2011 Arab Spring. Neighboring Sunni Saudi Arabia viewed President Hadi’s removal as a threat and responded by conducting airstrikes against the Houthi’s in Yemen. Saudi Arabia’s allies, including the U.S., U.K. and Egypt, suspected Iran was behind the Houthi uprising and responded by providing military aid to the Saudi armed forces. The United Nations declared the airstrikes a violation federal law after several hundred civilians were killed in the first month of the airstrikes . Proponents of the intervention, including Secretary of State John Kerry, claim that the Houthis are being supported by Iran and U.S. intervention is necessary to maintain the balance of power in the region. Critics argue that the U.S. should not be involved in a conflict which has killed hundreds of innocent civilians. See recent Yemen news
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It is not our business unless we are asked for help. 8 months ago from a Democrat in Woodstock, GA
NO - Let the Arab countries settle their own conflicts! Keep all jihadists that support sharia law out of our country and our allies countries!. 8 months ago from a Constitution in Athens, WI
Only humanitarian aid. 8 months ago from a Constitution in Bismarck, ND
The only reason we give support to some of these countries is to be allowed to keep our military bases in place and protect our mainland. 8 months ago from a Constitution in Weatherford, TX
No and we should detangle our relationship with a country that is an "ISIS Who Made it". 8 months ago from a Green in Lancaster, PA
Yes, but only from a distance and they should pay in advance for any military equipment and arms. 8 months ago from a Republican in Arlington, TN
Need to hold Saudi Arabia, home to many of the schools and proponents of extreme Islam, accountable for exporting violent religious ideology. 8 months ago from a Democrat in Chicago, IL
If Saudi Arabia PAYS the U.S., I would consider it. 8 months ago from a Constitution in Omaha, NE
Yes, but have Saudi Arabia pay the bill for it. 8 months ago from a Republican in Taylorsville, UT