2005-10-11
http://www.cbsnews.com/stories/2005/10/10/opinion/polls/main930772.shtml
Poll: Fading Support For Iraq War
CBS NEWS
Oct. 10, 2005
... of Americans – 55% - think the U.S. should have stayed out of Iraq ... 41% think taking military action there was the right thing to do. As the war began ... 69% said the U.S. did the right thing in taking military action ...
... almost two thirds of Americans think the result of the war with Iraq wasn’t worth the loss of American life and other costs; 32% think it was.
IS RESULT OF WAR IN IRAQ WORTH ITS COSTS?
Yes 32%
No 64%
U.S. TROOPS IN IRAQ SHOULD…
Stay as long as it takes 36%
Leave as soon as possible 59%
... 36% of Republicans, and 45% of conservatives, would like to see U.S. troops out of Iraq ...
... 44% of Republicans think Hussein was involved in 9/11 ...
... 42% think the U.S. military action there has had no effect. 32% think it has made the U.S. safer, while 24% think it has made the U.S. less safe ...
... 62% of those who say their community was impacted ... by the war said that impact was mostly negative; 29% said it was positive ...
... 16% of Americans who say that either they, or a member of their family, has served in the military in Iraq. 43% of them say the war has had a major impact on their community, and another 32% say it has had a minor impact. Of those seeing an impact, 61% said that impact was negative ...

... conducted among a nationwide random sample of 808 adults, interviewed by telephone October 3-5, 2005 ... ... plus or minus four percentage points
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Eventually, the anti-war / pro-peace position re the invasion of Iraq will seem to have always been obvious.

11 Oct 2005 by Simon W. Moon
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