40p. The best way to ensure peace is through military strength

Total

1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Total Agree 5459615252545455----57--55----6253------49--53----53
Total Disagree 4037364445434344----40--42----3444------47--42----43

Party

1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Republican Agree 6769726759656166----65--70----7269------71--75----73
Republican Disagree 2928253138323733----31--28----2530------26--21----24
Democrat Agree 5053554851514945----56--53----5544------40--43----44
Democrat Disagree 4442404946464853----40--44----4155------57--54----51
Independent Agree 5057564547495454----53--50----6251------46--53----52
Independent Disagree 4340425151494345----46--48----3547------51--44----46

Sex

1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Male Agree 6265665756586157----63--61----6254------52--54----57
Male Disagree 3432324042403842----36--37----3544------46--43----41
Female Agree 4753564748514752----52--50----6252------47--53----50
Female Disagree 4543394848454945----44--46----3345------47--41----44

Age

1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
18-29 Agree 4353514541414139----45--37----5143------45--38----44
18-29 Disagree 5244465158585860----55--61----4557------53--58----53
30-49 Agree 5355604951555558----52--57----6452------47--54----47
30-49 Disagree 4242364746424342----44--41----3344------51--43----50
50-64 Agree 6170675861636058----65--65----6658------52--57----61
50-64 Disagree 3227313937343840----32--32----3140------43--38----34
65+ Agree 6766696263616564----79--63----6562------56--67----64
65+ Disagree 2629273531332832----19--32----2734------35--27----29

Generation

1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Greatest Agree 6367706364606763------------------------------------
Greatest Disagree 2928273431342832------------------------------------
Silent Agree 6165695859636057----69--65----6860------56--69----65
Silent Disagree 3431283939343841----29--32----2836------36--26----28
Boomer Agree 4854554749545558----54--62----6455------54--56----61
Boomer Disagree 4743414848444441----42--36----3342------41--39----35
Gen X Agree ------4340403939----45--41----6045------41--53----47
Gen X Disagree ------5359595960----54--57----3652------56--44----51
Millennial Agree --------------------------------47------45--38----43
Millennial Disagree --------------------------------52------53--58----54

Race

1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
White Agree 5660605353565657----58--56----6457------52--56----55
White Disagree 3936374344414241----39--42----3241------45--41----42
Black Agree 4552614542464138----53--55----5243------38--51----51
Black Disagree 4542325252515559----47--41----4354------53--45----41
Hispanic Agree --------------------------------46------54--51----50
Hispanic Disagree --------------------------------50------44--40----44

Education

1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
College Grad Agree 4649514346475146----48--53----5841------42--45----46
College Grad Disagree 5048475451514752----49--45----3855------55--53----51
Some College Agree 4855544545494954----56--59----5856------48--47----54
Some College Disagree 4942435352495045----40--40----3843------47--48----42
HS Grad or Less Agree 5863665656595758----61--55----6658------53--61----58
HS Grad or Less Disagree 3433303940384040----37--41----3039------42--33----37

Income

1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Low Agree 5460615051564952----57--54----6261------49--54----52
Low Disagree 3534344645404747----41--42----3436------45--39----42
Lower-middle Agree 5560635051535353----57--51----5950------52--52----58
Lower-middle Disagree 3936344745444346----40--47----3747------44--44----36
Upper-middle Agree 5357625452545556----54--58----6354------48--53----53
Upper-middle Disagree 4440354147444441----44--41----3444------50--45----45
Upper Agree 5259575153565853----59--59----6553------47--51----46
Upper Disagree 4338404645434146----39--39----3344------49--47----51

Religious Preference

1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
White Evangelical Protestant Agree 65676763--635760----66--66----7064------60--71----67
White Evangelical Protestant Disagree 31292935--354038----32--32----2634------36--24----30
White Mainline Protestant Agree 58636355--566155----60--59----6560------48--53----53
White Mainline Protestant Disagree 37353342--413744----37--41----3137------48--43----42
White Catholic Agree 5259554654545258----53--51----6558------52--56----57
White Catholic Disagree 4236434844434439----43--47----3241------46--41----39
Unaffiliated Agree 47444944344344------46--------5131------36--40----43
Unaffiliated Disagree 49534853615554------52--------4668------59--57----55