These polls conducted by the Iraqi Center for Research and Strategic Studies (ICRSS) were published in Azzaman daily Baghdad edition two days ago. I searched the web to see if they had a website but unfortunately they don't seem to have one yet so I took the liberty to translate and publish the results here.
Dr. Sa'dun Al-Dulaymi head of the ICRSS stated that the surveys were carried out in eight major Iraqi cities and that a thousand Iraqis participated. Here are the complete results.
Distribution percentage of participants:
Gender of participants:
Bachelor degree 15%
Associate degree 18%
Professional degree 1%
1)What was your reaction to Saddam Hussein's capture?
Overwhelming joy 59%
Shock and confusion 20%
None of my concern 5%
2)Are you personally convinced that it was really Saddam who was captured?
3)Do you think that Saddam deserves a fair trial?
4)Do you prefer that Saddam be tried by:
An Iraqi court? 60%
An Iraqi court with International advisors? 15%
An International court of justice? 25%
5)What is the fair judgement you believe Saddam deserves?
6)What do you think a speedy trial of Saddam would achieve?
It would prevent an internal schism or conflict 45%
It would ensure security and stability 30%
It would increase chaos 14%
It would help end the occupation 10%
7)How do you think Saddam's capture would affect the resistance?
Decrease resistance activities 53%
Increase resistance activities 27%
Cessation of resistance 20%
8)How do you see Saddam's capture?
He surrendered without resistance 52.4%
He was drugged or anaesthetized 31.5%
He was taken by surprise 12.6%
9)Which is more important to you?
Providing security 54.9%
Providing fuel 35.8%
Saddam's capture 34.4%
Providing electricity 28.8%
Improving the economic situation 5.3%
10)Do you agree that those who suffered from the regime should be compensated?
11)How do you consider Saddam's policies and actions on the following issues:
A)The Iraq-Iran war:
Justified action 23%
Justified action 21%
C)Attacking Israel in 1991:
Justified action 82%
Justified action 19%
E)Gasing the Kurds:
Justified action 13%
Justified action 18%
G)Killing religious and national figures:
Justified action 17%
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