Australians fear North Korea standoff will lead to war – Guardian Essential poll

More than half concerned the nuclear brinkmanship will lead to all-out conflict, with women more pessimistic than men Australians are concerned that the current standoff between the United States and North Korea will lead to all-out military confrontation, with 55% fearing that outcome, according to the latest Guardian Essential poll.With Donald Trump copping public criticism from a prominent fellow Republican, Senator Bob Corker, about putting America “on the path to world war three” by acting with North Korea “like he’s doing The Apprentice or something” – the latest poll shows more than half the sample of 1,846 voters think current tensions on the peninsula will end in war. Continue reading...

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