U.S. Public Impatient With Iraq Reconstruction: Seven in 10 Now Say UN Should Take Lead
Program on International Policy Attitudes (PIPA)
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A new PIPA-Knowledge Networks poll finds that the public is impatient with the process of Iraq reconstruction. Sixty percent said that the process of creating an Iraqi government is going too slowly (about right 31%, too fast 5%). Even the more sensitive process of “developing an Iraqi police force and army to take over the job of maintaining security in Iraq” got an identical response—seen as going too slowly by 60 percent, and only 5 percent said it was going too fast (about right 31%).