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38 percent of voters overall say the U.S. is less safe than it was before 9/11; 54 percent of Republicans, 45 percent of conservatives, 25 percent of Democrats and 27 percent of liberals agree.

48 percent of voters overall say the U.S. is now less respected around the world, compared to five years ago; 72 percent of Republicans, 63 percent of conservatives, 27 percent of Democrats and 23 percent of liberals agree.

36 percent of voters overall say the respect for the U.S. worldwide is “about the same”; 22 percent of Republicans, 28 percent of conservatives, 46 percent of Democrats and 47 percent of liberals agree.

14 percent of voters overall say the U.S. is more respected now; 6 percent of Republicans, 9 percent of conservatives, 25 percent of Democrats and 23 percent of liberals agree.

Source: A Fox News poll of 900 registered U.S. voters conducted Sept. 6 to 8.

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