By Ivan Maltsev
30% of respondents approve of the actions of the American president concerning Afghanistan.
Many Americans believe that the actions of the administration of U.S. President Joe Biden regarding Afghanistan were wrong. This is evidenced by the results of a sociological survey published on Sunday, conducted jointly by The Washington Post and the ABC TV channel.
According to the data provided, 30% of respondents approve of Biden’s actions concerning Afghanistan. The opposite opinion is shared by 60% of the survey participants. The others did not answer.
The growing dissatisfaction with the decisions of the head of the U.S. administration led to a decrease in his rating. 44% of the study participants said they positively assess how the current American leader copes with his duties, negatively – 51%. The others didn’t answer.
When asked whether the United States should have initially conducted military operations in Afghanistan, 36% answered affirmatively. 54% hold the opposite opinion, 10% did not answer. According to the researchers, the results of the survey indicate that respondents generally approve of the decision to withdraw US troops from Afghanistan but believe that it was not done in the best way. The majority of respondents support allowing refugees from Afghanistan to enter the United States after proper checks is carried out.
The survey was conducted among 1,006 adult Americans across the country between August 29 and September 1. They were asked questions by phone.