Asan Public Opinion Brief – November 17 – December 2, 2012

Key Issues
  • North Korea announced a plan to launch long-range missile. The launch window is December 10 through December 22. South Korea’s presidential election is December 19.
  • Such an announcement is widely speculated to help the conservative party’s Park Geun-Hye.
  • However, when asked which candidate was most capable of handling inter-Korean relations, 44.8% cited Madame Park while 40.6% cited Moon Jae-In.
  • Note: This question was fielded from November 30 to December 1. Thus, some part of the sample likely did not know about the North Korea launch announcement.

Disclaimer

The Mansfield Foundation is responsible for the translation of this Asahi Shimbun poll, subject to the Mansfield Foundation terms of use (see below).

Terms of Use

The materials in this site are provided “as is” and without warranties of any kind, either express or implied. To the fullest extent permissible pursuant to applicable law, the Maureen and Mike Mansfield Foundation (“the Foundation”) disclaims all warranties, express or implied, including, but not limited to, implied warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose. The Foundation does not warrant that the materials will be error free or that errors will be corrected. The Foundation does not warrant or make any representations regarding the use or the results of the use of the materials in this site in terms of their correctness, accuracy, timeliness, reliability, or otherwise.

Sign me up for weekly updates

* Email
* First Name
* Last Name
Affiliation
* = Required Field