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Most Americans think `Iraq war was mistake`

Last Updated: Thursday, January 10, 2013 - 16:20

Washington: A majority of Americans continue to think Iraq war was a mistake and was not worth fighting, according to a poll.

According to HuffPost/YouGov poll, 52 percent of Americans think it was a mistake for the US to send troops to Iraq in 2008.

Thirty-one percent respondents said it was not, the poll showed.

According to the survey, additionally, 55 percent of respondents said the war was not worth fighting, and only 27 percent said it was, the Huff Post reports.

Both questions found a big partisan divide on support for the war, the report said.

According to the poll, 74 percent of Democrats and 22 percent of Republicans said it was a mistake to send troops in the first place while 16 percent of Democrats and 56 percent of Republicans said the war was worth fighting.


First Published: Thursday, January 10, 2013 - 16:20

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