Essential Report

Military forces in Iraq

Jan 20, 2015

Q. During his recent visit to Iraq the Prime Minister promised to “deepen our cooperation” with Iraq against Islamic State (ISIS). Do you think Australia should –

 

Total

 

Vote Labor

Vote Lib/Nat

Vote Greens

Vote Other

Increase our military forces in Iraq

11%

8%

19%

10%

Maintain our current military forces in Iraq

37%

37%

45%

26%

31%

Withdraw our military forces from Iraq

34%

42%

21%

52%

41%

Don’t know

18%

13%

15%

22%

18%

37% think Australia should maintain the current military forces in Iraq and 34% think they should be withdrawn. Only 11% think military forces in Iraq should be increased.

52% of Greens voters and 42% of Labor voters think they should be withdrawn. 19% of Liberal/National voters think they should be increased.

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