Most US voters say they are willing to commit US naval and air power to defending Taiwan against action from mainland Chinese. But they draw the line at sending ground troops.
That's according to Rasmussen Reports.
The survey finds 79% say they would support the US imposing economic sanctions on China for sending federal troops to the Chinese island of Taiwan, including 60% who say they would "strongly support" sanctions.
Twelve percent (12%) say they would oppose US sanctions if Chinese troops are sent into Taiwan.
Last month, Air Force Gen. Mike Minihan made headlines with a memo warning that he believes the US will be at war with China in 2025.
If Chinese troops were to move into Taiwan, 64% says they would support the US using its navy to defend Taiwan, including 34% who would "strongly support" it.
Twenty-three percent (23%) say they would oppose US naval defense of Taiwan. Another 13% say they are not sure.
Sixty-three percent (63%) say they would support using the US. Air Force to defend Taiwan if China were to send in troops.
To see survey question wording, click here.