Emily Swanson | November 24, 2009
CNN / Opinion Research Corporation
11/13-15/09; 1,014 adults, 3% margin of error
Mode: Live telephone interviews
Do you favor or oppose the U.S. war in Afghanistan?
45% Favor, 52% Oppose
If Barack Obama decided to send about 34,000 additional U.S. troops to Afghanistan, would you favor or oppose that decision?
50% Favor, 49% Oppose
And if Obama decided to send a smaller number of additional U.S. troops to Afghanistan, would you favor or oppose that decision?
42% Favor, 56% Oppose
In general, how would you say things are going for the U.S. in Afghanistan?
32% Very/Moderately Well, 66% Very/Moderately Badly
Do you favor or oppose the U.S. war in Iraq?
36% Favor, 62% Oppose
As you may know, the U.S. sent 20,000 combat troops to Iraq in 2007 in what was called a surge. Based on what you have read or heard, do you think that surge of U.S. troops to Iraq has been a success or a failure?
56% Success, 38% Failure