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Following Election Results, Confidence in War on Terror Reaches 2006 High

The first post-election update to our War on Terror tracking shows increased confidence regarding the United States’ position. Forty-five percent (45%) of respondents now say the United States and its allies are winning the war--a five-point increase since the last survey, taken immediately preceding the 2006 mid-term elections.

This is the highest level of confidence measured in all of 2006. In fact, with just a single exception, it is the highest level of confidence recorded since December 2005.

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