Poll: 1 in 3 vets sees Iraq, Afghan wars as wastes

Afghan National Army soldiers arrive at the Kabul's main military hospital in Kabul, Afghanistan, Saturday, May 21, 2011. The Afghan Defense Ministry says a suicide bomber blew himself up inside a tent filled with medical students eating lunch at a military hospital in Kabul Saturday, killing at least six people and wounding 23.(AP Photo/Mustafa Quraishi)

October 6, 2011 8:58:05 AM PDT
One in three U.S. veterans of the post-9/11 military believes the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan were not worth fighting, and a majority think that after 10 years of combat America should be focusing less on foreign affairs and more on its own problems, according to an opinion survey released Wednesday.