Twenty-four percent of respondents thought the insurgents were winning and 39 percent said neither side was winning.
According to the survey, most Americans believe that the situation in Afghanistan will get worse over the next six months while only 19 percent of voters expect it to get better.
With confidence in the US mission in Afghanistan at such low levels, it is no surprise that a Rasmussen Reports survey released in March found that 52 percent of Americans wanted the United States to pull its troops out of Afghanistan in a year or sooner.
Rasmussen Reports surveys from July 2008 through the middle of 2009 found confidence that America and its allies were winning the war on terror was in the high 40s and low 50s.
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