Germany: Conservatives Popular

What party would you vote for in the next federal election?

Dec. 13 Dec. 5 Nov. 14
Christian-Democratic Union (CDU) /
Bavarian Christian-Social Party (CSU)
39% 40% 41%
Social Democratic Party (SPD) 28% 28% 30%
Left Party (Linke) 10% 11% 9%
Free Democratic Party (FDP) 10% 9% 8%
Green Party (Grune) 9% 9% 9%

Source: Infratest-Dimap
Methodology: Telephone interviews with 1,000 German voters, conducted on Dec. 12 and Dec. 13, 2007. Margin of error is 3.1 per cent.

Most Israelis Want to Rid Gaza of Hamas Nightmare

Should Israel depose the Hamas government in Gaza by military force?

Yes 62%
No 26%
Other replies 12%

Source: Maagar Mochot / Israel Radio
Methodology: Interviews with 503 Israeli adults, conducted on Dec. 19, 2007. Margin of error is 4.5 per cent.

Huckabee Snuggles Up to Catholic-Hater