I’d like to call your attention to an important article we’ve just published from the July/August issue of the subscription magazine, “What do Americans really think about conflict with nuclear North Korea? The answer is both reassuring and disturbing.” The article is free-access for two months.
Written by Stanford University experts Alida Haworth, Scott Sagan, and Benjamin Valentino, this piece reviews the results of a public opinion survey conducted this year that examines American attitudes toward a proposed preemptive war against North Korea.
Some of the findings:
Although it is good news that most Americans do not support preemptive war against North Korea, far too many don’t hesitate to approve, even if nuclear weapons are used in the attack. And far too many Americans are mistakenly convinced that such an attack would not result in harm to US citizens.
Please read this important article and share it widely. As always, we welcome your thoughts; you can reach us at [email protected]
The link to the article, published at Taylor & Francis Online, is here.
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John Mecklin is the editor-in-chief of the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists. Previously, he was editor-in-chief of Miller-McCune... Read More