Experts: we're losing war on terror b/c of Iraq

A poll of conservative, moderate and liberal national security and terrorism analysts reveals the obvious: we're losing the war on terror and Iraq is the number one reason.

"The war in Iraq broke our back in the war on terror," said the former official, Michael Scheuer, the author of Imperial Hubris...

The poll, commissioned by Foreign Policy magazine and the Center for American Progress, asked "whether the United States is 'winning the war on terror.'"
"84 percent said no and 13 percent answered yes. Asked whether the war in Iraq is helping or hurting the global antiterrorism campaign, 87 percent answered that it was undermining those efforts."

If that's a pre-election poll or odds for a fight, you get your boy out of there.

Then there's this, from Bob Deans' story on the poll: "The public gives Bush higher marks in the anti-terrorism effort than the policy experts."

If I didn't know better I'd think these people were Daily Show viewers but it's actually an ABC News/Washington Post poll he's referring to, so... (hat tip: Buzzflash)

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