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Toplines - War on Terror - January 13-14, 2009

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National Survey of 1,000 Likely Voters
Conducted January 13-14, 2009
By Rasmussen Reports

1* Who is winning the War on Terrorism…the United States and its allies or the terrorists?

53% United States and its allies

17% Terrorists

23% Neither

7% Not sure

2* Over the next six months, will the situation in Iraq get better or worse?

42% Better

21% Worse

21% Stay about the same

16% Not sure

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

35% Success

39% Failure

25% Not sure

4* Overall, how would you rate President Bush’s handling of the situation in Iraq…Excellent, good, fair, or poor?

9% Excellent

22% Good

24% Fair

44% Poor

1% Not sure

5* Is the United States today safer than it was before the 9/11 terrorist attacks?

49% Yes

33% No

18% Not sure

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