BBC NEWS reported An opinion poll suggests Iraqis are generally optimistic about their lives, in spite of the violence that has plagued Iraq since the US-led invasion.
Good news. Better than some of the polls in the USBut the survey, carried out for the BBC and other media, found security fears still dominate most Iraqis' thoughts. Their priority for the coming year would be the restoration of security and the withdrawal of foreign troops. A majority of the 1,700 people questioned wanted a united Iraq with a strong central government.