Many Republicans say Afghan war not worth fighting

In this poll:

A majority of Republicans say for the first time that the war in Afghanistan has not been worth fighting, according to a Washington Post-ABC News poll that comes as the continuing U.S. presence in that country is emerging as a key point of contention in the presidential race.

Poll Questions

Q: Do you approve or disapprove of the way Obama is handling The situation in Afghanistan? (Half sample)

No opinion

Q: On another subject: All in all, considering the costs to the United States versus the benefits to the United States, do you think the war in Afghanistan has been worth fighting, or not?

No opinion

Q: Considering everything, do you think most Afghans support or oppose what the United States is trying to do in Afghanistan?

No opinion

Q: You may have heard about the recent incident in which a U.S. soldier has been accused of killing 17 Afghan civilians. Do you think this attack on 17 Afghan civilians was an isolated incident, or do you think it indicates broader problems with the way the U.S. military monitors the mental health of service members?

No opinion

Q: In general and apart from this incident, do you think the U.S. military should do more to monitor the mental health of service members, or is it doing enough now?

No opinion

Q: Do you think the military should limit the amount of time service members can be deployed to combat areas, or do you think limits on deployments are not needed?

No opinion

 
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