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Questions - Afghanistan - February 2-3, 2012

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National Survey of 1,000 Likely Voters
Conducted February 2-3, 2012
By Rasmussen Reports

1* How closely have you followed recent news reports about Afghanistan?

2* The Defense Department has announced that it hopes to end U.S. combat military operations in Afghanistan by the middle of next year, more than a year earlier than planed. Do you favor or oppose ending the U.S. combat military mission in Afghanistan by the middle of next year?

3* How likely is it that the U.S. combat mission in Afghanistan will be ended by the middle of next year?

4* Suppose the president wanted to withdraw all U.S. troops from Afghanistan within one year but military commanders in Afghanistan favored a two-year withdrawal plan. Would you be

more likely to trust the judgment of the president or the military commanders in Afghanistan?


5* In the long run, will America’s mission in Afghanistan be judged a success or a failure?


NOTE: Margin of Sampling Error, +/- 3 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence