Survey Says 56 Percent Of Americans Back Obama On Koran Burning Apology
06. March 2012
A recent survey conducted by Reuters has shown that 56 percent of Americans has supported the move of United States president Barrack Obama to issue an apology in connection with the burning of copies of Koran in Afghanistan.
On the same survey conducted from March 2 to 5 of this year, also showed that 76 percent of those surveyed said that Obama made the right decision to apologized for the action of American soldiers in Afghanistan. Only 33 percent of those surveyed have said that they did not support the move of the president.
It can be recalled that the Republican party were not happy with the decision of Obama of asking apology for the Koran burning incident. Obama for his part made the apology after angry Afghans in Afghanistan made a massive protest in connection with the incident since it is a form disrespect to their Muslim faith.
Reuters made the survey to determine the pulse of the American people in connection with the hot political issue. The survey also showed that 70 percent of the 1,143 Americans interviewed online wants the immediate withdrawal of American troops in Afghanistan. Political experts said the result of the poll has shown that many Americans still trust the foreign policy of Obama especially on Afghanistan.