IRAQ - 10 YEARS ON

YouGov has been polling about Iraq since the start of 2003, both in Britain and in Iraq, as the situation progressed from parliamentary debates to military action. You can find all of our results here.

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POST-INVASION

Tracker 2013 (from 2003): Iraq War, right or wrong?

Tracking opinion from 2003 to 2013: "Do you think the United States and Britain are / were right or wrong to take military action against Iraq?"

March 2013: YouGov results on public views about Iraq ten years after the invasion

British opinion on whether or not: Britain and the US were right or wrong to take military action in Iraq, the invasion has increased the threat of global terrorism, made the world a safer place, improved the daily lives of Iraqis, Iraqis would have been better off under Saddam Hussein's leadership, Iraq will become a peaceful democracy, Blair set out to deliberately mislead people, and public views on Blair following the Iraq war

March 2011 and 2003: YouGov comparative survey results on Iraq and Libya

Comparison of British public opinion in 2003 towards military action in Iraq and in 2011 towards military action in Libya, particularly focusing on public views toward intervention, British and American political leaders, and British and American militaries

October 2010: YouGov results on Iraq Wikileaks

43% of Brits think Wikileaks were wrong to publish leaked documents from the Iraq War, compared to 34% who think they were right

September 2010: YouGov results about the impact of Iraq on the Labour Party's leadership campaign

British views on whether or not the stance of the next Labour leader on the Iraq war would make them more or less likely to vote Labour at the 2010 general election

August 2007: YouGov/Sunday Times results on Iraq since the war

British public opinion on whether or not Baghdad and Basra have become safer places since the invasion in Iraq, US competence, bringing troops home from Iraq, asylum of Iraqi nationals and the relationship between Bush and Brown

June 2007: YouGov/Channel 4 Iraq Commission results on Iraq since the war

British views on what has happened in Iraq since the war, withdrawal of troops from Iraq and the use of British troops in future

October 2006: YouGov/Daily Telegraph results on British troops in Iraq

British public opinion on whether or not Britain's armed forces: are overstretched, are something people feel proud of, have a clear strategy in Iraq and Afghanistan, may face defeat in Iraq and Afghanistan, are making the security situation better or worse in Iraq, should be withdrawn from Iraq and Afghanistan

September 2005: YouGov/Daily Telegraph results on British and US handling of Iraq invasion

British views on whether Britain and the US: were right or wrong to take military action in Iraq, had a post-war game plan, should withdraw troops and are the main source of instability in Iraq

January 2005: YouGov/Sunday Times results on public trust in Tony Blair and troops in Iraq

Iraq is one of the main reasons why Brits do not trust Tony Blair, and British views on whether: Britain and the US were right or wrong to take military action in Iraq, the case brought against British soldiers for their treatment of Iraqi prisoners affected views of the war, how long troops should and will remain in Iraq

October 2004: YouGov/ Daily Telegraph results on the future impact of the Iraq war

British public opinion on whether: Britain and the US were right or wrong to take military action in Iraq, its impact on global terrorism and the public's safety, Blair's weapons of mass destruction (WMDs) justification, agreeing to America's request to move British troops near Baghdad, the future of Iraq, confidence in different leaders' decisions about Iraq

October 2004: YouGov/Mail on Sunday results on British troops in Iraq

British views on whether: Britain and the US were right or wrong to take military action in Iraq, British troops should be withdrawn, the government should agree to America's request to move British troops near Baghdad and Blair's relationship with Bush

October 2004: YouGov/Mail on Sunday results on Blair and Iraq

British opinion on whether: Britain and the US were right or wrong to take military action in Iraq, Iraq posed a danger to Britain prior to the war, Blair lied in his justification of the war, the war has increased the threat of global terrorism, Blair can be trusted to lead Britain into another major conflict, the daily life of Iraqis is better or worse since the war, blame for the death of Mr Bigley (British hostage captured in Iraq) lies with Government, the war has affected Blair's judgement and health and Blair should resign

October 2004: YouGov/Mail on Sunday results on Blair and hostages in Iraq

British views on whether: Britain and the US were right or wrong to take military action in Iraq, Iraq posed a danger to Britain prior to the war, Blair lied in his justification of the war, the war has increased the threat of global terrorism, Blair can be trusted to lead Britain into another major conflict, British troops should be withdrawn, Blair apologised, the British government should negotiate with Mr Bigley's captors

July 2004: YouGov/Sunday Times results on the Butler report and Iraq

Public opinion on whether Britain and the US were right or wrong to take military action in Iraq, Iraq's possesion of WMDs, the beliefs of Blair and Britain's intelligence services about WMDs in Iraq, the Butler report, trust in Blair, effects of the war on Blair and his potential resignation, Blair's relationship with Bush

May 2004: YouGov/Daily Telegraph results on British parties and Iraq

British views on the Government's handling of Iraq compared to if the Conservative Party were in power, long-term prospects for stability in Iraq, Blair's relationship with Bush, the withdrawal of British troops, improvements to daily life in Iraq

May 2004: YouGov/Sunday Times results on British and American troops in Iraq

British opinion on abuse by British and American troops towards Iraqi civilians, whether the war was justified at the time compared to current views, the consequences of the withdrawal of British and American troops, the war's effects on Tony Blair and Blair's relationship with Bush

May 2004: YouGov/Mail on Sunday results on troops and prison abuse

Public opinion on whether Britain and the US were right or wrong to take military action in Iraq, Bush and Blair's handling of the Iraq crisis, withdrawal of troops, alleged abuse by American and British troops towards Iraqi prisoners, British armed forces in general, justification of torture

January 2004: YouGov/Mail on Sunday results on justification for the war in Iraq

British views on whether there should be an independent inquiry into government reasons for the war in Iraq, if the government exaggerated intelligence, and the Kelly affair.

July 2003: YouGov/Spectator/Channel 4 News results on what Baghdad really thinks

YouGov questioned 798 adults throughout Baghdad face-to-face between 8 and 10 July 2003. See their views on whether America and Britain's war against Saddam's regime was right or wrong, what they thought the main reasons were for American and British intervention, their feelings towards American and British forces stationed in Iraq, whether they would rather live under Saddam or the Americans, whether their life has improved since a year ago, expectations for the future, the type of political/governmental system they would like to see in Iraq, whether they would prefer to see the US and Britain stay in Iraq or pull out

June 2003: YouGov/Sky News results on Blair and Iraq

British opinion on the truth of the WMDs justification for war, whether it matters, trust in Blair, impact on support for parties at the next general election.

Trackers 2003 (March-April): Iraq war, right or wrong, Blair and Bush

Tracking data on whether or not Britain and the United States are right to take military action against Iraq, Blair and Bush’s handling of the Iraq crisis, how the war is going, trust in Blair and Bush, troops and abuse, Blair's continuing leadership

April 2003: YouGov/Mail on Sunday results on Britain and other countries' roles in the Iraq war and reconstruction

British opinion on support for the war, other countries' involvement in rebuilding, and the United Nations’ (UN) role after the war

April 2003: YouGov results on the state of Iraq and WMDs

Public opinion on whether Britain and the US were right or wrong to take military action in Iraq, the future of Iraq, importance of finding WMDs, UN's role after the war, Arab world's view of the US after the war

April 2003: YouGov results on casualties in Iraq

British views on whether Britain and the US were right or wrong to take military action in Iraq, Blair’s handling of the war, expected casualties, the impact of the war on world stability.

March 2003: YouGov/Sunday Times results on Blair, Bush and Iraq

Public opinion on whether Britain and the US were right or wrong to take military action in Iraq, reasons for the war and outcomes of it, length, how it will affect world safety, belief in promises to rebuild Iraq and how politicians have acted during the Iraq crisis.

PRE-INVASION

March 2003: YouGov/Jonathan Dimbleby results on possible British intervention in Iraq

British views on Saddam Hussein, confidence in country leaders, the work of UN arms inspectors, whether or not Britain should back UN/US action, France's threat to veto, Parliamentary debates, how long the war will last

March 2003: YouGov/Tonight with Trevor McDonald results on possible British intervention in Iraq

British opinion on Blair and Bush's handling of the Iraq crisis, trust in Government to tell the truth about Saddam Hussein, how much time should be given to UN arms inspectors before launching a military attack, whether or not Britain should back UN/US action, support for the war

February 2003: YouGov/Mail on Sunday results on justifications for possible British intervention

Public confidence in Blair and Bush, support for sending British troops, danger posed by Saddam Hussein and justification for military action, the Commons debate on Iraq, party unity on the issue, opinions on supporting the US over Iraq, whether or not there is a “moral case” for conflict, how well troops are equipped, outcomes of the war for the Middle East and Iraq, acceptable number of deaths, length of war, impact on Britain and Blair

February 2003: YouGov/Daily Telegraph results on the threat posed by Iraq

British opinion on whether Saddam Hussein has WMDs, whether or not he poses a threat to other countries, whether or not he intends to disarm and if he will cooperate with UN weapons inspectors, public confidence in Blair

February 2003: YouGov/Mail on Sunday results on the threat posed by Iraq

Public views on Blair’s handling of the situation in Iraq and whether or not Saddam Hussein: has chemical/biological weapons, is seeking to develop nuclear weapons, is helping Al Q’aida, is sufficiently dangerous to justify the UN taking military action. Also opinions on support for Blair sending British troops, Parliament debating and voting on the issue, different political figures' statements on the issue

January 2003: YouGov/Mail on Sunday results on the threat posed by Iraq and justification for war

British views on whether or not Saddam Hussein: has chemical/biological weapons, is seeking to develop nuclear weapons, is helping Al Q'aida, is sufficiently dangerous to justify the UN taking military action, should leave Iraq to avoid war. Also public opinion on trust in Blair, Bush, Chief UN arms inspector, Saddam Hussein, public support for sending British troops into military action, the aims of the US and Britain and if any aims justify military action, Blair's motivation

January 2003: YouGov/PowerHouse results on likelihood of military action in Iraq

Public opinion on Saddam Hussein, confidence in Blair and Bush, length of time for Iraq to prove it has no WMDs, likelihood of a military attack against Iraq

January 2003: YouGov/Mail on Sunday results on possible British intervention in Iraq

British views on Saddam Hussein, confidence in Blair and Bush, whether or not Britain should contribute troops if the UN/US launches military action against Iraq

January 2003: YouGov/ITN results on the justification of war in Iraq

British opinions on whether or not troops should be sent to Iraq based on UN approval, which aims matter most to the US and Britain regarding possible intervention, which aims would justify taking part in military action, potential link between Saddam Hussein and Al Q’aeda, the danger posed by Saddam Hussein and this danger being used as justification for war