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Poll: Terrorism fears are fading

Poll: Terrorism fears are fading

Alan Silverleib

CNN
July 2, 2008

As Sens. John McCain and Barack Obama battle over who has the best approach to national security, a new CNN poll finds Americans’ concerns about terrorism have hit an all-time low for the post-September 11 era.

According to a CNN/Opinion Research Corp. survey released Wednesday, 35 percent of Americans believe a terrorist attack somewhere in the United States is likely over the next several weeks.

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US-led air raid kills 22 Afghan civilians

Reuters
July 4, 2008

Twenty-two civilians, including women and children, were killed in an air strike by U.S.-led forces on Friday in Afghanistan’s eastern province of Nuristan, an official said.

The attack happened on a road in Want district while the noncombatants were traveling in two vehicles, the district chief, Zia-Ul Rahman, told reporters.

“The civilians were evacuating the district as they were told by the U.S.-led troops to do so because they wanted to launch an operation against the Taliban,” he said.

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U.S. extends Afghanistan tour of 2,200 marines
http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2008-07/04/content_8486016.htm

Iraq: Miles Long Gas Lines
http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/2008070..RFA5NkH2UNETnG2dS4UewgF

Shocking Report on Civilian Deaths in Iraq
http://www.aclu.org/natsec/foia/35878prs20080702.html

 


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