eye-3-yellow-3d-2-new-logo philly_kyw_new philly_94wip_new 35h_cbssportsrad_philly philly_wpht_new
NOW LIVE: Eyewitness News

News

Survey: Many Americans Wary Of New U.S. Role In Iraq

View Comments
(Photo by Haidar Hamdani/ AFP/ Getty Images)

(Photo by Haidar Hamdani/ AFP/ Getty Images)

(KYW's Larry Kane) Larry Kane
Larry Kane, well known as the dean of Philadelphia television ...
Read More

Get Breaking News First

Receive News, Politics, and Entertainment Headlines Each Morning.
Sign Up

By Larry Kane

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — As tensions mount in Iraq, a brand new CBS News survey shows that the American people are divided but mosty against more involvement in Iraq.

Fifty percent of those questioned believe the US has no responsibility to do something about the violence in Iraq; 42 percent say we do.

Forty-four percent believe the militants’ move in Iraq will increase the potential for terrorism in the US.

The members of political parties show a difference of opinion, with more Republicans in support of action.  But over 40 percent of Republicans are also against involvement.

There is one especially interesting number in this poll: by a third, more Americans support involvement in Iraq than getting involved in Syria or Ukraine.

 

View Comments
Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 31,988 other followers