Over the weekend, President Obama announced a "call to action" against Syria.
According to The New York Times, Obama won the support of Republican and Democratic leaders in the House on Tuesday for an attack on Syria. This gave the President a foundation to win broader approval from Congress for military action.
But two polls, conducted by the Pew Research Center and ABC News/Washington Post, found that Americans are not in favor of United States' involvement, especially if ally countries would not be part of launching missile strikes along with the U.S.
Pew found 48 percent opposition and 29 percent support for airstrikes, and ABC/Washington Post found 59 percent opposition and 36 percent support. Support increased when ABC/Washington Post asked whether the U.S. should intervene with help from countries such as France and Britain.