British poll: Support to war against Iraq on the increase following Bali bombing attack
A substantial increase in support among British voters for military action against Iraq was indicated in the aftermath of the Bali bomb attack, an opinion poll published on Wednesday showed.
A survey by The Guardian daily found that support for a military strike on Iraq had risen by 10 percentage points in the last week from 32 percent to 42 percent.
The survey, which was carried out on Monday, showed that opposition to an attack dropped from 41 percent to 37 percent. Forty-one percent of respondents said it was essential to fight the war on terrorism on two fronts, against Iraq and al-Qaeda.
According to the poll, 35 percent of respondents thought al-Qaeda rather than Iraq should be the focus of international attention. (Albawaba.com)
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