Only 28 percent of Americans say the U.S. war in Afghanistan has been worth fighting, the lowest in polls since 2007 and a lower percentage than has ever said the same about the war in Iraq. Half the public doubts the war has contributed to long-term U.S. security, but a slim majority supports keeping some troops in Afghanistan for training and anti-insurgency operations. Read related article.
SOURCE: This Washington Post-ABC News poll was conducted by telephone July 18 to 21 among a random sample of 1,002 adults. Interviews were conducted in English and Spanish on conventional and cellular phones. The results have a margin of sampling error of plus or minus 3.5 percentage points. This survey was produced for The Washington Post by Capital Insight, with sampling, data collection and tabulation by Abt-SRBI of New York. | The Washington Post-ABC News