The Roper Center collection contains public opinion data on an extremely wide range of topics. Topics at a Glance offers users prepared iPOLL and dataset searches, issue briefs, featured dataset descriptions, and charts and graphics on some of the most popular subject areas.

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Defense spending

iPOLL questions on defense spending

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National security

National Security

Public Perspective, January/February 2001. As the president-elect organizes his administration a full decade after the Cold War unexpectedly came to ...

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NORC: The Early Years

The National Opinion Research Center is a non-profit organization associated with the University of Chicago. NORC has been conducting polls ...

2002 PIPA Defense Spending and Foreign Policy Poll

Conducted almost a year after the 9/11 attacks, this Program on International Policy Attitudes poll on foreign policy features questions ...

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