Canadian Support for Afghanistan Involvement: An Analysis Introduction Examining and analyzing existing data in the form of recent public opinion polls in Canada regarding whether Canadian forces should be in Afghanistan fighting the Taliban and al Qaeda requires conducting a survey of these polls, in which respondents answer a variety of questions pertaining to Canada’s military presence in Afghanistan. The responses measured in these polls reflect the range of public opinion across all ages and income levels in Canada, and represent the views of typical Canadian citizens in accordance with their gender, age, racial or ethnic identity, religion, geographic location, and other variables. Ultimately, in terms of the characteristics of those...The end:
.....mately 40 percent overall support for a continuing Canadian presence in Afghanistan. Men support continued Canadian involvement more than women, older Canadians support it more than younger Canadians, and conservatives support it more than liberals. Bibliography Burnett, Thane. “Poll Finds Canadians Uneasy About Afghan War.” Ottawa Sun, November 22, 2009. “Half of All Canadians Want Troops Pulled Out of Afghanistan: Poll.” Camwest News Service. Online. Available: http://www.canada.com/topics/news/national/story. html?id=28305d0d-fed5-40d1-b995-8d4ba0c51fb6&k=39463. 22 November 2009. “Public Support for Afghan Mission Lowest Ever: Poll.” CBC. Online. Available: http://www.cbc.ca/canada/story/2008/09/05/poll-afghan.html. 22 November 2009.