Who could start World War III?

Opinion poll on the danger of a third world war in 2018

Published by Bruno Urmersbach on January 22nd, 2020
The statistics show the result of a global survey from December 2018 on the question of whether there could be a world war with the participation of superpowers in the next 25 years, comparable to the first or second world war. According to the Ipsos Global @dvisor - World Affairs study by the Halifax International Security Forum and Ipsos, a total of 68 percent of US citizens surveyed believe that there is a possibility of a third world war with the participation of superpowers in the next 25 years. On a global average, 59 percent of the respondents from the 27 participating countries consider the outbreak of a global conflict possible in the next 25 years. Only 32 percent of the Japanese surveyed believe in the possibility of a third world war in the next 25 years.

Can there be a world war with the participation of superpowers in the next 25 years, comparable to the first or second world war? * Assessment of respondents in a global opinion poll in 27 countries. 2018