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Support for US war in Afghanistan is falling but few protest in public.
Last Modified: 08 Oct 2009 20:40 GMT

Bringing peace to the Middle East is not the only foreign policy challenge facing Barack Obama, the US president - he is also facing an equally daunting task in Afghanistan.

Recent polls in the US suggest a majority of Americans are now against the Afghan war, but few seem to be willing to express their discontent in public.

Al-Jazeera's Nick Spicer reports.

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