Eric Dienstfrey | March 19, 2007
- 78% of Iraqi adults oppose the presence of coalition forces in Iraq; 22% support it.
- 65% believe coalition forces should stay in Iraq until its government and security forces are stronger and operating independently; 35% believe they should leave now.
- 56% do not think Iraq is in a civil war, 42% think it is.
- In a sidebar article, ABC Polling Director Gary Langer describes in detail the "extensive planning, coordinated effort -- and some luck" involved in fielding this survey, including "harrowing tales" of interviewers who "witnessed some of the bombings, shootings and beatings that, as the survey shows, are widespread in Iraq."