55% of Americans think US should help S.Korea if attacked

April 5, 2013 09:44


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The majority of Americans (55 percent) believe that the United States should use its military forces to help defend South Korea if it is attacked by North Korea, while 34% say it should not, a recent Gallup poll showed.

The poll was conducted on April 2-3 and included responses from 540 American adults.

Additionally, 43% believe that there's a likely chance North Korea will attack South Korea, while only 28% believe there's a likely chance it will attack the US. The majority of Americans (58%) do not think it is likely North Korea will attack the US.

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