gets narrow poll backing for killing of Soleimani with 43% approving over ...

Donald gets narrow poll backing for killing of Qassem Soleimani with 43 per cent approving over 38 per cent who disapprove, but majority says move makes military conflict with Iran more likely More American adults approve of Donald 's decision to launch an attack that took out Iranian General Qassem Soleimani than those who disapprove   The HuffPost/YouGov poll showed 43 per cent of Americans agree with the move while 38 per cent disagree with 's decision Soleimani was killed Friday after ordered a drone strike on an Iraqi airport where the Iranian military leader was located   Since then, there has been a war of words between Tehran and Washington, D.C.  fifty-seven per cent of respondents say they think the strike has escalated tensions and makes further military conflict more likely Only 8 per cent say they feel the move will act as an Iranian deterrent  

By Katelyn Caralle, U.s. Political Reporter For Dailymail.com

Published: 22:07 GMT, 6 January 2020 | Updated: 22:12 GMT, 6 January 2020

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More Americans back Donald 's decision to conduct an airstrike that took out Iranian General Qassem Soleimani than those who disapprove, according to a poll released Monday.

The Huffington Post/YouGov poll shows 43 per cent of Americans surveyed between January 3-5 approve of the president's decision to direct the drone strike while 38 per cent are against the move.

directed an airstrike on an airport in Baghdad, Iraq, which took out Soleimani on Friday. The move came after demonstrators who back pro-Iranian Shia militia raided on New Years Eve the U.S. Embassy in Baghdad, which has never been breached before.

HuffPost/YouGov conducted a poll of 1,000 American adults in the three days following Soleimani's death.

More American adults approve of Donald Trump's decision to launch an attack that took out Iranian General Qassem Soleimani than those who disapprove

More American adults approve of Donald 's decision to launch an attack that took out Iranian General Qassem Soleimani than those who disapprove

Soleimani (pictured) was killed Friday after Trump ordered a drone strike on an Iraqi airport where the Iranian military leader was located – and 43 per cent of Americans say they agree with the move while 38 per cent disagree

Soleimani (pictured) was killed Friday after ordered a drone strike on an Iraqi airport where the Iranian military leader was located – and 43 per cent of Americans say they agree with the move while 38 per cent

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