The majority of Britons are against sending troops into Iraq but do support British involvement in humanitarian efforts, a ComRes poll for ITV News suggests.
Some 63% of British people opposed the idea of troops in Iraq, but 84% agreed with sending aid to refugees trapped on Mount Sinjar.
Proposals to deploy British helicopters to rescue civilians were supported by 73%.
Brits were also found to be more likely to support than oppose British air strikes against Islamic State militants, with 45% in favour.
Two-thirds blamed ex-Prime Minister Tony Blair and former President George Bush for the current crisis in northern Iraq in the poll of 1,088 British adults.
Kurdish Peshmerga fighters have emerged victorious in the battle for Mosul Dam, but the question is - what will their next move be?
An ITV News team at Mosul Dam was with victorious Kurdish Peshmerga fighters at the complex earlier today.
ITV News joined a Kurdish unit fighting Islamist militants near Irbil and found them using tanks from the 1950s and short on ammunition.