Citizens on Development of Situation in Afghanistan - September/October 2021

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In a survey conducted in September and early October 2021, the Public Opinion Research Centre asked all respondents several questions concerning the development of the situation in Afghanistan in connection with the withdrawal of the United States Armed Forces and other allies within the NATO mission from the country.

More than a third (36%) of the Czech public were interested in the development of the situation in Afghanistan.

Seven out of ten Czech citizens assess the situation in Afghanistan as a threat to world peace, and two thirds perceive it as a threat to European security. About half of the Czech public sees this situation as a threat to the security of the Czech Republic.

45% of Czech citizens consider the decision to withdraw the armed forces and to end the NATO mission in Afghanistan to be the right one, 31% think the opposite.

Less than a quarter (24%) consider NATO's mission in Afghanistan to be a success, with about half (51%) finding it a failure.

56% of Czech citizens consider the decision to evacuate Afghan collaborators of Czech mission and their families to the Czech Republic to be the right, and 29% think the opposite.

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