Changes in opinion US and UK troops in Iraq to fight ISIS

This statistic shows British public opinion on September 18 to 19, 2014, and one week later on September 24 to 25, 2014, on whether the United Kingdom and the United States should send ground troops back into Iraq in order to combat the threat from Islamic State/ISIS. In the second round, more people disapproved of Western intervention in Iraq than previously, and this figure was more than double the percentage of people who approved.

Would you approve or disapprove of Britain and the USA sending ground troops back into Iraq to help fight Islamic State/ISIS?

ApproveDisapproveDon't know
Sept 18-1929%46%25%
Sept 24-2526%54%20%
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Release date

September 2014


United Kingdom (Great Britain)

Survey time period

September 18 to 19, 2014 and September 24 to 25, 2014

Number of respondents

1,972 respondents

Age group

18 years and older

Supplementary notes

Type of survey not specified.

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