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Troops: “Get us the hell out of here!”

Posted By JTE On February 28, 2006 @ 1:13 pm In Politics & Social Justice | No Comments

This is what they call news–unexpected and meaningful.

* Le Moyne College/Zogby Poll [1] shows just one in five troops want to heed Bush call to stay “as long as they are needed”
* While 58% say mission is clear, 42% say U.S. role is hazy
* Plurality believes Iraqi insurgents are mostly homegrown
* Almost 90% think war is retaliation for Saddam’s role in 9/11, most don’t blame Iraqi public for insurgent attacks
* Majority of troops oppose use of harsh prisoner interrogation
* Plurality of troops pleased with their armor and equipment

An overwhelming majority of 72% of American troops serving in Iraq think the U.S. should exit the country within the next year, and nearly one in four say the troops should leave immediately, a new Le Moyne College/Zogby International survey shows…


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[1] Le Moyne College/Zogby Poll: http://www.commondreams.org/news2006/0228-01.htm

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