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38% Say U.S. Will Be Less Safe Following Iraq Troop Withdrawal; 17% Say Nation Will Be Safer

Thirty-eight percent (38%) of American adults believe that the withdrawal of combat troops from Iraq will make the U.S. less safe than it is today. Another 38% disagree and say it will have little or no impact. The latest Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey found that just 17% believe that withdrawing troops from Iraq will make the U.S. safer. As you would expect, there are significant partisan divides on this point. Democrats are evenly divided. Twenty-four percent (24%) say a troop withdrawal will make the U.S. safer.

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