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For First Time a Plurality View Afghan War as a Mistake

The number of Americans who view the war in Afghanistan as a mistake has been steadily increasing for years and now for the first time a plurality think it was a bad idea to invade the country over a decade ago. From Gallup:

Trend: Looking back, do you think the United States made a mistake sending troops to fight in Afghanistan in 2001?

There was a time Afghanistan was viewed as the “good war,” but no more. After over a decade without clear progress or even a real mission objective, Americans have become increasingly skeptical about the whole endeavor.

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Jon Walker

Jon Walker

Jonathan Walker grew up in New Jersey. He graduated from Wesleyan University in 2006. He is now living in the Washington DC area. He created a politics and policy blog, The Walker Report (http://jwalkerreport.blogspot.com/).

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