Americans Want to Crush Taliban Next

Split Sample – Would you favour or oppose sending additional U.S. troops to Afghanistan to fight al-Qaeda and Taliban terrorist operations in that country?

Jul. 2008 Aug. 2007
Favour 59% 56%
Oppose 38% 38%
Unsure 3% 6%

Split Sample – Would you favour or oppose moving U.S. troops from Iraq to Afghanistan in order to fight al-Qaeda and Taliban terrorist operations in Afghanistan?

Jul. 2008 Aug. 2007
Favour 57% 52%
Oppose 36% 37%
Unsure 7% 10%

Source: Gallup / USA Today
Methodology: Telephone interviews with 1,007 American adults, conducted from Jul. 25 to Jul. 27, 2008. Margin of error is 3 per cent.

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