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Just 17% Say Terrorists Winning War on Terror

Fewer voters now think the terrorists have the upper hand in the ongoing War on Terror, though they don’t believe relationships with the Islamic world are getting much better.

The latest Rasmussen Reports national telephone and online survey finds that 39% of Likely U.S. Voters believe the United States and its allies are winning the war on terrorism, down from 42% in March and 45% just after President Trump took office. Just 17% now think the terrorists are winning the war, the lowest in over five years. Another 33% feel neither side is winning the War on Terror, while 11% are not sure. (To see survey question wording, click here.)

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The survey of 1,000 Likely Voters was conducted on August 3 and 6, 2017 by Rasmussen Reports. The margin of sampling error is +/- 3 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence. Field work for all Rasmussen Reports surveys is conducted by Pulse Opinion Research, LLC. See methodology.

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The survey of 1,000 Likely Voters was conducted on August 3 and 6, 2017 by Rasmussen Reports. The margin of sampling error is +/- 3 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence. Field work for all Rasmussen Reports surveys is conducted by Pulse Opinion Research, LLC. See methodology.

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