More support for increasing troops in Afghanistan - Views

The statistic reflects the opinion of surveyed U.S. citizens on Obama's plans to send more troops to Afghanistan. 39 percent of the people would not appreciate any troop increase, but a reduction in force level.

What is your opinion on the proposed changes in relation to the U.S. force level in Afghanistan?

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Source

Release date

November 2009

Region

United States

Survey time period

November 20, 2009 to November 22, 2009

Number of respondents

1,017 respondents

Age group

18 years and older

Special properties

U.S. citizens

Method of interview

Telephone interview

Supplementary notes

This question in the survey was asked in the following wording: "Which of the following would you like to see President Obama do - [Rotated: increase the number of U.S. troops in Afghanistan by the U.S. commanding general, the roughly 40.000 there has recommended, the increase number of U.S. troops in Afghanistan, but by a smaller amount than the commanding general there 40.000 the U.S. has recommended, keep the number of U.S. troops in Afghanistan, the same as now, (or) begin to reduce the number of U.S. troops] in Afghanistan? "

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