Danes still support war in Afghanistan, poll says

Despite more than a decade of war and 43 soldiers killed, the majority of Danes asked in a recent poll still think it was the right decision to send troops to fight in Afghanistan. According to an Epinion poll, 45 percent of those asked said it was the right decision to send troops to the war, while 37 percent said it was a mistake. The rest responded that they were unsure or did not provide an answer. The results comes one day after MP Zenia Stampe (Radikale) criticised the war and said it was wrong to send Danish soldiers to fight the Taleban. In a similar poll taken in 2008, the results were nearly the same, with 48 percent supporting the war as opposed to 40 percent against. – DR News



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