Poll: Bring 'em home

In a Harris Interactive poll, 69 percent of Americans say they want U.S. troops withdrawn from Iraq.


Tim Grieve
November 30, 2006 7:43PM (UTC)

Good news for the "stay the course" crowd: In a new Harris Interactive poll, only 51 percent of Americans say they want to see their government set a timetable for the withdrawal of U.S. troops from Iraq. Bad news for the "stay the course" crowd: An additional 18 percent don't want a timetable because they want all the troops brought home now. Translation: An overwhelming 69 percent of Americans want either a timetable or instant withdrawal.

Oh, and then there's this: Sixty-eight percent of the poll's respondents say that the Bush administration's protestations notwithstanding, Iraq is now engaged in a civil war.

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Tim Grieve

Tim Grieve is a senior writer and the author of Salon's War Room blog.

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