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61% View North Korean Nuclear Attack on U.S. As Unlikely

Despite North Korea’s increasing threats, Americans now view a nuclear attack by the communist regime as even less likely than they did a month ago. They’re also more willing to help South Korea if it is attacked by its neighbor to the north.

Twenty-nine percent (29%) of Likely U.S. Voters think it is at least somewhat likely that North Korea will use a nuclear weapon to attack the United States, but that includes only seven percent (7%) who consider it Very Likely. A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey finds that 61% view a North Korean nuclear attack as unlikely, with 21% who say it’s Not At All Likely to occur. 

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