6 in 10 Americans think only force can stop Iran from making nuke bomb

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Buenos Aires (Argentina), Mar. 3 (ANI): Six in ten Americans believe that only force will be required to stop Iran from making a nuclear bomb, while 25 percent think that diplomacy and sanctions alone will work, according to a recent Fox News poll.

The poll also found that a majority of Americans (56 percent) think that it will be "a disaster" if Iran gains nuclear capabilities.

Thirty seven percent call it "a problem that can be managed," while three percent say it wouldn't be a problem at all.

President Obama's job rating for handling Iran stands at 41 percent approval and 42 percent disapproval, with the remaining 17 percent of voters unsure.

For his handling of terrorism, 50 percent of voters say they approve and 40 percent say they disapprove.

The president receives his highest approval rating on Afghanistan, with 51 percent approving of his handling of the war. That's up from 49 percent in December.

The national telephone poll was conducted for Fox News by Opinion Dynamics Corp. among 900 registered voters from Feb. 23 to Feb. 24.

For the total sample, the poll has a margin of sampling error of plus or minus 3 percentage points. (ANI)

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