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I am now going to read you some different arguments about the alliance relationship with the United States. Please indicate whether you agree or disagree.

This question was last asked in 2019.

  1. 0%
  2. 25%
  3. 50%
  4. 75%
  5. 100%
Australians and Americans share many common values and ideals. A strong alliance is a natural extension of this
2011
78
21
2015
77
20
3
2019
73
26
Alliance makes it more likely Australia will be drawn into a war in Asia that would not be in Australia's interests
2011
73
25
2015
58
37
5
2019
69
30
Donald Trump has weakened Australia's alliance with the United States
2019
66
33
The alliance relationship with the United States makes Australia safer from attack or pressure from China
2011
57
39
4
2015
53
40
7
2019
56
42
The United States is in decline relative to China and so the alliance is of decreasing importance
2011
41
54
5
2015
37
55
9
2019
46
52

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