Americans want the United States government to diffuse [sic] heightened tensions surrounding North Korea’s nuclear programs through diplomatic means and not military intervention. 76% of residents say the U.S. should either negotiate directly with North Korea, 39%, or convince China to use their influence to stop North Korea’s nuclear programs, 37%. Only 11% think the United States should employ air strikes to destroy North Korea’s nuclear facilities, and 4% believe the U.S. should launch a first strike nuclear attack. Two percent of Americans say troops should be deployed to overthrow the government. CONT.
Marist College Institute for Public Opinion