With rising panic in the United States over a potential nuclear breakthrough in Iran, Israel is being looked upon by Americans as a crucial ally.

According to a Ynetnews poll, 63% of Americans out of those polled feel that it is necessary for Israel to attack Iran in the form of a strike, if conflict were to arise. About half of Americans polled also sympathized with Israelis, for the state of Israel is much closer to Iran and therefore likely to recieve far more extensive damages from a potential attack.

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For more on Iran and nuclear power, read: http://frontpagemag.com/2011/11/10/panel-addresses-iran-nuclear-capabilities