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Americans Split on Iraq as Part of War on Terror

Tuesday, September 12, 2006

Americans are evenly divided as to whether the war in Iraq is part of the larger War on Terror or a distraction from it. The latest Rasmussen Reports national opinion survey finds that 43% believe Iraq is part of the War on Terror while 44% disagree and view it as a distraction.

Republicans overwhelmingly view Iraq as part of the War on Terror, Democrats overwhelmingly view it as a distraction, and those not affiliated with either party are evenly divided. Currently, 41% of Americans believe the U.S. and its allies are winning the War on Terror.


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