A poll conducted by the Palestinian Center for Public Opinion found 88.9% supporting the firing of rockets from Gaza at Israel and 75.4% who believe that “Palestinian Resistance” deterrence has consequently increased. Dr Nabil Kukalil, who conducted the poll Aug. 14-19, found 54% satisfied with the performance of Mahmoud Abbas, 64.7% giving d UN Secretary Ban Ki-Moon’s performance a “negative” rating, and 61.2% opposed to the deployment of a UN multi-national force in the Gaza Strip.