a) As you may know U.S. president George W. Bush has sent approximately 28,000 additional U.S. military forces to try to restore civil order in parts of Iraq. Do you think this increase in U.S. forces has made the situation in Iraq better, worse, or hasn’t made much difference?
|Sept. 2007||Jul. 2007|
|Not much difference||58%||56%|
Source: TNS / Washington Post / ABC NewsMethodology: Telephone interviews with 1,002 American adults, conducted from Sept. 4 to Sept. 7, 2007. Margin of error is 3 per cent. b) Based on what you have heard or read about the recent surge of U.S. troops in Iraq, do you think the increase in the number of U.S. troops in Iraq is making the situation there better, not making much difference, or is it making the situation there worse?
|Sept. 8||Aug. 5|
|Not making much difference||44%||41%|
Source: Gallup / USA TodayMethodology: Telephone interviews with 1,028 American adults, conducted on Sept. 7 and Sept. 8, 2007. Margin of error is 3 per cent. c) As you may know, the U.S. has sent more than 20,000 additional troops to Iraq. From what you have heard or read, would you say this troop increase is making the situation in Iraq better, making it worse, or is it having no impact on the situation in Iraq so far?
|Sept. 2007||Aug. 2007|
Source: CBS NewsMethodology: Telephone interviews with 1,036 American adults, conducted from Sept. 4 to Sept. 8, 2007. Margin of error is 3 per cent. d) As you may know, this year additional U.S. troops were sent to Iraq. Do you think sending more troops to Iraq has helped stabilize the situation there, or not?
Source: Ipsos-Public Affairs / Associated PressMethodology: Telephone interviews with 1,000 American adults, conducted from Sept. 6 to Sept. 9, 2007. Margin of error is 3.1 per cent.