Which comes closer to your view?
|Jul. 2007||Oct. 2006|
|In the long run, the U.S. will be safer from terrorism if it confronts the countries and groups that promote terrorism in the Middle East||38%||44%|
|In the long run, the U.S. will be safer from terrorism if it stays out of other countries’ affairs in the Middle East||54%||49%|
|Don’t know / No answer||8%||7%|
Do you think of the war with Iraq as part of the war on terrorism, or do you think of it as separate from the war on terrorism?
|Jul. 2007||Oct. 2006||Sept. 2006|
Source: New York Times / CBS News
Methodology: Telephone interviews with 889 American adults, conducted from Jul. 20 to Jul. 22, 2007. Margin of error is 3 per cent.