Six years after the worst terror attacks on U.S. soil, three in 10 Americans believe the United States and its allies are winning the global war on terror -- one of the main justifications cited by the Bush administration for the war in Iraq.
According to a CNN/Opinion Research Corp. poll conducted Friday to Sunday, about half of the 1,017 adult Americans questioned said they believe neither side is winning the war on terror, while 19 percent said the terrorists have the upper hand. The poll has a sampling error of plus or minus 3 percentage points.
A separate poll conducted August 6 to 8 found that 61 percent of the 1,029 adult Americans questioned said they were not satisfied with the way things were going in the war on terror, and 38 percent felt safer from terrorism than before the 9/11 attacks. Read full article »