Friday, August 7, 2009

CNN Poll: US Support for Afghan War Plummeting

Support for War Reaches New Low

by Jason Ditz, August 06, 2009

"Following July’s record death tolls, a new CNN/Opinion Research Corp poll shows that US popular support for the war is also at an all-time low, with 54 percent of respondents opposed to the ongoing war and 41 percent in favor.

This was a monumental change from the May version of the same poll. which showed 50 percent in favor of the war and only 48 percent against. President Obama has made escalating the war the centerpiece of his foreign policy campaign......."

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