Wednesday, December 14, 2005
BBC Announces Poll of Iraqi attitudes.
BBC announced results of a poll , sponsored by BBC, ABC and international news agencies, carried out by Oxford Research International. It was released 12/10/05. In all,1,711 Iraqis were interviewed throughout the country in October and November 2005.
The news has ammunition for both sides of the Iraqi occupation debate.
The poll found regional variations. The North and South of the country, had more optimism, than the center of the country.
71% Life quite better.
29% Quite worse.
Will life be better in the coming year.
Overall situation in your country.
Priority for new government.
10% Invader withdrawal.
50% New strong leader important.
28% Democracy important.
Five years from now, what is important?
45% Democracy important
31% Strong leader.
67% Trust in religious and military leaders.
Not mentioned in this poll, earlier polls showed support for Coalition withdrawal. They also support a strong central government, despite a loophole filled constitution.
I'm presenting the complexity of the situation.
See BBC News
Posted by Frank Partisan at 2:41 PM