A new poll by the Chicago Council on Global Affairs shows a majority of Americans think the United States should "be ready" to negotiate with countries like Cuba, Iran, Myanmar, North Korea and Zimbabwe, as well as groups like Hamas and Hezbollah. The poll also shows a majority want the United States to withdraw most of its combat troops from Iraq within two years.
This report from the Pew Hispanic Center says a majority of Latino voters are returning to the Democratic Party. Just 23 percent of Latino registered voters align with the Republican Party, the study finds.
The BBC conducted this September, 2007 poll; it found that "a majority of citizens across the world (67%) think US-led forces should leave Iraq within a year, according to a BBC World Service poll of 23,000 people across 22 countries.
Anthony H. Cordesman of the Center for Strategic and International Studies, writes that data supplied by the ABC News polling unit, supplemented by data provide by Opinion Research Business shows that most Iraqis now see the US and Coalition forces in Iraq as at least a partial threat, do not trust the US or the Coalition, and see their aid efforts as failed or non-existent.
This survey of US public opinion from Foreign Policy Index shows that large majorities say the U.S. should withdraw from Iraq and most say this can be achieved without making the U.S. more vulnerable to terrorists. But the public also feels a sense of obligation to the Iraqi people combined with helplessness to change the outcome.
The Senlis Council documents the deterioration of the security situation in southern Afghanistan and the rapid escalation in support for the Taliban in this report on an extensive survey of the Afghan population.
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