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Poll: Support for Afghan war at new low

3 years ago May 09, 2012 May 9, 2012 Wednesday, May 09 2012 Wednesday, May 09, 2012 7:36:25 AM EDT in News

WASHINGTON - Support for the war in Afghanistan has plummeted. An AP-GfK poll finds only 27 percent of Americans saying they back the effort.

And about half of those who oppose the war say the continued presence of American troops in Afghanistan is doing more harm than good.

The poll finds 66 percent oppose the war. A year ago, 37 percent favored the war.

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