Wednesday, October 5, 2011

34% of Veterans Say Afghanistan and Iraq Were Not Worth Fighting

According to a Pew Research poll released today, 34% of post-9/11 veterans believe that the wars fought in Afghanistan and Iraq were not worth fighting. 

Only half say that fighting the wars were worth it. 

51% say that relying on the military too much increases hatred and leads to more terrorism.

Contrastingly, 45% of U.S. civilians believe that the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq were not worth fighting.

Only half of the civilians polled said that fighting the wars made a difference in their lives.

Source: Pew Research