That’s good news. When we last checked the meter in December, it had peaked at 54%. Some people attribute this sharp new decline to the passage of a few weeks without any wildly provocative actions, plus direct talks between the two Korean states, and everyone making nice as the Winter Olympics near.
A great deal of post-election speculation has centered on issues of American national security. With a president who is relatively inexperienced in foreign policy, the rise of China’s military, continued global terrorist activity, and heightened Russian aggression, the new administration will no doubt face a number of militaristic challenges in the coming years.