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Most Americans are uneasy over what Trump will do about North Korea

Most Americans are uneasy when they think about how President Trump might handle North Korea and its nuclear ambitions, results from a new CBS poll released Tuesday reveal. Predictably, answers were split along partisan lines, but in the national average, 6 in 10 say they are not confident in Trump's ability to deal with this tension:

The poll also found nearly the same proportion of Americans — 60 percent — remain confident the North Korean nukes situation can be contained without war. Another 29 percent say military action is necessary, while 7 percent say Pyongyang's weapons development is not a threat to the United States. Answers to this question were clearly linked to respondents' belief about whether North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is actively planning a strike on the U.S. or merely posturing to look tough in the international arena.