facebook
twitter
rss
account
search
search
 

Poll: No August end to Iraq combat mission

July 6, 2010 at 12:33 PM   |   Comments

WASHINGTON, July 6 (UPI) -- Just one-third of U.S. voters think the American combat mission in Iraq will actually end Aug. 31 as planned, a poll indicates.

Fifty-nine percent of those queried say an end to the U.S. combat role is unlikely to occur by the announced date, a Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey found.

Rasmussen Reports says those findings include 10 percent who said it is "very unlikely" the combat mission in Iraq will end by Aug. 31 and 20 percent who answered it is "not likely at all."

Voters are closely divided over whether the war in Iraq will be regarded as a success or a failure, the polling found.

Thirty-three percent of those surveyed said America's mission will be judged a success while 36 percent said it would be viewed as a failure.

The remaining 31 percent said they were unsure.

The survey of 1,000 likely voters was conducted July 5. It carries a margin of error of plus or minus 3 percentage points.

© 2010 United Press International, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Any reproduction, republication, redistribution and/or modification of any UPI content is expressly prohibited without UPI's prior written consent.
Most Popular
1
Destroyers with ballistic missile defense capability heading to Japan Destroyers with ballistic missile defense capability heading to Japan
2
American fighting with Kurds in Syria: Civilians burned in chemical attack American fighting with Kurds in Syria: Civilians burned in chemical attack
3
Woman allegedly sets roommate on fire for throwing out pasta Woman allegedly sets roommate on fire for throwing out pasta
4
GOP Rep. Don Young tussles with students over same-sex marriage and suicide GOP Rep. Don Young tussles with students over same-sex marriage and suicide
5
Brazil, Argentina to strenghten aerospace cooperation; talk Gripen deal Brazil, Argentina to strenghten aerospace cooperation; talk Gripen deal
Trending News
Around the Web
x
Feedback