British voters say UK wars abroad increase terror attacks at home: Poll

A vast majority of British voters agree with Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn that the UK’s involvement in foreign wars increases the risk of terrorist attacks at home, according to a new poll.

Seventy-five percent of people say British interventions in Iraq, Afghanistan and Libya have made terror attacks on UK soil more likely, the exclusive ORB survey for The Independent found.

The poll was conducted before Saturday night’s terrorist attack on and near the London Bridge that left 7 people dead and 48 others injured.

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It also comes after Corbyn was criticized for suggesting that British foreign policy decisions were linked to terrorism in the country and that the “war on terror” had failed.

Britain’s Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn (file photo)

According to the ORB survey, three-quarters of people – taking in all age groups, political persuasions and social classes – believe that Britain’s military involvement abroad has put the…

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