John Howard’s reason for war against Iraq

Apr 22, 2013

Q.  John Howard has said that regardless of whether Saddam Hussein had weapons of mass destruction or not, the decision was right because it was in Australia’s national interests, and the removal of Saddam Hussein’s regime provided the Iraqi people with opportunities for freedom. Do you agree or disagree?

 

Total

 

Vote Labor

Vote Lib/Nat

Vote Greens

Total agree

44%

35%

58%

16%

Total disagree

37%

50%

23%

58%

Strongly agree

10%

7%

15%

1%

Agree

34%

28%

43%

15%

Disagree

20%

24%

15%

21%

Strongly Disagree

17%

26%

8%

37%

Don’t know

19%

15%

19%

26%

44% agreed and 37% disagreed with John Howard’s argument that regardless of whether Saddam Hussein had weapons of mass destruction or not, the decision was right because it was in Australia’s national interests, and the removal of Saddam Hussein’s regime provided the Iraqi people with opportunities for freedom.

58% of Liberal/National voters agreed while 58% of Greens voters and 50% of Labor voters disagreed.

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