The polls - Trends: Preventing terrorism after the 9/11 attacks

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This article reports the American public's assessment of the U.S. government's post-9/11 efforts to prevent further terrorist attacks. It presents poll data from September 11, 2001 to December 31, 2005 and addresses issues such as the degree of confidence Americans have in their government's ability to protect them from further terrorist strikes; the public's evaluation of the effectiveness of actions at home and abroad as a means to prevent terrorism; and the perception of Americans regarding President Bush's and his administration's performance in the area of homeland security.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)142-163
Number of pages22
JournalPublic Opinion Quarterly
Issue number1
StatePublished - Mar 2007


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