Records relating to keyword "Basra"
- Security in Basra (ORB poll) (Dec 2007)
Keywords: Basra Opinion polls
Poll of 922 adults in Basra in early December 2007, shortly before the planned transfer of security responsibility to Iraqis. This found that:
- 78% will feel safer once the British have left
- 53% feel there will be less violence after the departure, with 38% unsure
- Iran is seen as a continuing influence, and threat to security
- 68% have an unfavourable view of the people of the UK