Poll: Only 28% Believe Afghan War Is Worth Fighting

Only 28% of Americans believe the war in Afghanistan, now in its 12th year, is still worth fighting, according to a Washington Post / ABC News poll released Friday:

Fewer than half of Americans — 43 percent — said that the Afghan war has contributed to long-term U.S. security, the first time that number has dipped below 50 percent in the past three years. While a majority of Republicans — 55 percent — saw the war’s contribution more favorably than other political groups, the current number is down considerably from 70 percent in 2010.

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