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A new survey from YouGov reveals that most Americans foresee the possibility of another world war occurring within the next five to ten years.

According to the findings, approximately 61% of American respondents consider it either “very likely” or “somewhat likely” that the world will witness another global conflict during this timeframe. Meanwhile, around 18% remain uncertain about the potential for such an event. The survey also indicates that about 21% of Americans view the likelihood of a new world war in the near future as “not very likely” or “not at all likely.”


The YouGov survey also shed light on Americans’ perceptions of potential outcomes in a conflict involving Western nations and their allies versus Russia and its allies. A majority, about 53%, believe that the Western coalition would emerge victorious, while only 11% see Russia and its allies as the likely winners.

The survey, conducted between February 1 and 7, surveyed 1,000 people living in the United States. Its margin of error was 4%.


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