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37% Ready to Take Military Action Against North Korea

North Korea is once again stepping up its anti-U.S. rhetoric and pushing ahead with its nuclear missile program. Voters see the North Koreans as more eager for a war but aren’t overly enthusiastic about doing something militarily about it.

A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone and online survey finds that 38% of Likely U.S. Voters now believe the North Korean government wants a war with the United States, up from 27% in December 2014. Thirty percent (30%) disagree, compared to 37% in the earlier survey, while 32% are not sure. (To see survey question wording, click here.)

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The national survey of 1,000 Likely U.S. Voters was conducted on March 6-7, 2017 by Rasmussen Reports. The margin of sampling error is +/- 3 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence. Fieldwork for all Rasmussen Reports surveys is conducted by Pulse Opinion Research, LLC . See methodology.

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The national survey of 1,000 Likely U.S. Voters was conducted on March 6-7, 2017 by Rasmussen Reports. The margin of sampling error is +/- 3 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence. Fieldwork for all Rasmussen Reports surveys is conducted by Pulse Opinion Research, LLC . See methodology.

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