The Trump administration’s negotiations with the Taliban may soon bring U.S. troops home from Afghanistan. Fewer voters than ever see Afghanistan as important to America’s well-being, but most still stop short of supporting a complete troop withdrawal.
A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone and online survey finds that only 31% of Likely U.S. Voters consider Afghanistan a vital national security interest for the United States, down from a high of 45% two years ago. Thirty-six percent (36%) do not, while 32% are undecided. (To see survey question wording, click here.)
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The survey of 1,000 Likely Voters was conducted on August 4-5, 2019 by Rasmussen Reports. The margin of sampling error is +/- 3 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence. Field work for all Rasmussen Reports surveys is conducted by Pulse Opinion Research, LLC. See methodology.