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CNN poll: Afghanistan war opposition at new high

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below, from CNN....

Interviews with 1,010 adult Americans, conducted by telephone by Opinion Research Corporation on August 28-31, 2009. The margin of sampling error for results based on the total sample is plus or minus 3 percentage points.



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45. Do you favor or oppose the U.S. war in Afghanistan?

Aug. 28-31 July 31-Aug. 3 May 14-17 Apr. 3-5 Feb. 18-19
2009 2009 2009 2009 2009

Favor 42% 41% 50% 53% 47%
Oppose 57% 54% 48% 46% 51%
No opinion 2% 5% 3% 1% 2%

Dec. 1-2 July 27-29 Jan. 19-21 Sept. 22-24
2008 2008 2007 2006

Favor 52% 46% 44% 50%
Oppose 46% 52% 52% 48%
No opinion 2% 2% 4% 2%


46. Do you think the United States is winning or not winning the war in Afghanistan?

Aug. 28-31 Feb. 18-19 Dec. 1-2
2009 2009 2008

Is winning 35% 31% 36%
Is not winning 62% 64% 60%
No opinion 4% 5% 4%


47. Do you think the United States can or cannot win the war in Afghanistan?

Aug. 28-31 Feb. 18-19
2009 2009

Can win 59% 62%
Cannot win 40% 35%
No opinion 1% 3%


1 Comment

I haven't made up my mind on this yet. I am waiting for the media to tell me what I think.

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