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CNN Poll: Support For No-Fly Zone Increases -- But No Ground Troops

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A follow-up question asked: "The military actions to create a "no-fly zone" might not be directly targeted at Gadhafi's troops who are fighting the opposition forces in Libya. Would you favor or oppose the U.S. and other countries using planes and missiles to directly attack Gadhafi's troops in Libya?"

The result here falls to 54% in favor, 43% against -- similar to last week's poll on a no-fly zone itself.

And then this question: "And would you favor or oppose the U.S. and other countries using ground troops to directly attack Gadhafi's troops in Libya?"

The result: Only 28% in favor, to 70% against.

The poll also shows 55% being somewhat confident or very confident that the U.S. can accomplish its goals without ground troops, to 42% who are not confident -- again, similar to last week's poll on a no-fly zone.