A Baghdad Statistician's Perspective on the Positives and Negatives of Polling in Iraq
Publication Date: September 2007
Publisher(s): Heritage Foundation (Washington, D.C.)
Author(s): Kirk A. Johnson
Keywords: National security; shia; withdrawal; stability
Due to the difficulties of polling in a place like Iraq, policymakers should approach such polls with caution and should use them to measure trends in the population rather than to conduct policy.