Emily Swanson | November 18, 2009
Who do you trust to do a better job handling the situation in Afghanisan - Obama or the Republicans in Congress?
46% Obama, 41% Republicans
Do you think Obama's policies are making the United States safer from terrorism, less safe, or are they not making much difference in that?
27% Safer, 22% Less safe, 49% Not much difference
On another subject, all in all, considering the costs to the United States versus
the benefits to the United States, do you think the war in Afghanistan has been worth
fighting, or not?
44% Worth fighting, 52% Not worth fighting
If Obama decides to send more U.S. forces to Afghanistan, would you prefer that he send a smaller number of U.S. forces mainly to train the Afghan military; or that he send a larger number of U.S. forces to fight al Qaeda and the Taliban as well as to train the Afghan military?
45% Smaller number, 46% Larger number
In deciding U.S. policy in Afghanistan do you think Obama is giving U.S. military leaders too much influence, too little influence, or about the right amount?
9% Too much, 35% Too little, 51% Right amount
What do you think would do more to increase the risk of a terrorist attack occurring here in the United States - withdrawing from Afghanistan, or remaining in Afghanistan - or is the risk of terrorism about the same either way?
23% Withdrawing, 12% Remaining, 64% Same either way