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Poll: More Americans Sympathize With Israel

More Americans say they sympathize with Israelis than Palestinians in the current conflict in the Middle East, a new NBC News/Wall Street Journal/Marist poll finds.

Forty-three percent of adults say they sympathize more with Israel, 14 percent are more sympathetic toward Palestinians. But another 43 percent say they're unsure.

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The results are more lopsided when asked to choose between Israel and Hamas -- 54 percent sympathize more with Israel, while just 7 percent sympathize with Hamas.

See full poll results here

The poll also finds that more than six-in-10 respondents -- 62 percent -- believe that Israelis and Palestinians will not be able to form a lasting peace agreement that will work.

The NBC/WSJ/Marist poll was conducted July 28-31 of 760 adults, and it has a margin of error of plus-minus 3.6 percentage points.

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