Showing posts with label perception. Show all posts
Showing posts with label perception. Show all posts

Thursday, February 27, 2014

Gallup Poll: More Americans Think Afghan War a Mistake

A recent Gallup poll is reflecting a loss of American support for the Afghan War and more Americans are now believing that the war was a mistake. Americans' perceptions that U.S. involvement in Afghanistan was a mistake grew as the war continued. As of February 2014 49% say the war was a mistake and 48% say it was not. Read the specifics of the Gallup Poll here.

Saturday, November 13, 2010

Survey Says Afghans Optimistic on Direction of Country

A recent survey has found that some Afghans are becoming more optimistic about the course of the war.  The survey was conducted by the Asia Foundation - a U.S. based organization - and was financed by U.S. AID.  Some say that the survey is overly optimistic citing the need for the U.S. to show some positive results in the war.  Read more in "Nearly half of Afghans believe country is moving in the right direction", The Christian Science Monitor, November 10, 2010.