Support for Surge up 20 pts in 1 Year

As you may know, the U.S. has sent a troop surge to Iraq. From what you have heard or read, would you say the troop surge is making the situation in Iraq better, making it worse, or is it having no impact on the situation in Iraq so far?

Sept. 2008 Sept. 2007
Better 50% 30%
Worse 10% wtf? 14%
No impact 30% 51%
Unsure 10% 5%

Looking back, do you think the United States did the right thing in taking military action against Iraq, or should the U.S. have stayed out?

Sept. 2008 Sept. 2007
Right thing 42% 39%
Stayed out 54% 53%
Unsure 4% 8%

Source: CBS News / New York Times
Methodology: Telephone interviews with 1,133 American adults, conducted from Sept. 12 to Sept. 16, 2008. Margin of error is 3 per cent.

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