A majority of Israelis would support an attack on Iran even without the support of the United States, a poll released Wednesday by the Israel Democracy Institute has found.
The IDI survey further showed that 54% of respondents consider the Islamic republic to be a major threat to the Jewish state.
Nearly a quarter of respondents view Iran as a “medium danger” while 13% regard the regime as a “small danger.”
The IDI continued also asked participants whether they agree or disagree that “Israel should militarily attack Iran’s nuclear facilities even without American consent.”
IDI's Israeli Voice Index: 62% of Israeli Jews think that Iran poses an existential threat and 58% would support an attack on Iran’s nuclear facilities without American consent.
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Overall, 51% of Israelis would support an attack on Iran even without a “green light” from the US, compared to 31% of those who would oppose such.
A high rate – 18% – did not know how to answer the question, according to the IDI.