Washington, Aug 27: Nearly six in ten Americans believe that it was a mistake to start combat operations in Iraq, a new poll has revealed.
According to a new CBS News poll, 59 percent people said that the war was a mistake, up from 55 percent in March of last year.
Most Democrats and Independents said that the country should not have gone to war, however 63 percent of Republicans said it was the right thing to do.
The percentage of Americans who say America did the right thing in going to war in Iraq now stands at 37 percent.
Only twenty-five percent overall now believe that the war has made the US safer from terrorism, a drop of 11 percent since March 2008.
Eighteen percent said that it has made American less safe, while 55 percent said it has made no difference. (ANI)