PressTV-‘Americans duped into seeing DPRK as greatest enemy’

The opinion poll which shows more than half of Americans consider North Korea their greatest enemy proves the effectiveness of the anti-North Korea propaganda by the US media, which falsely portrays the Asian country as an aggressive nuclear power, an American writer and retired professor says.

James Petras, who has written dozens of books on international issues, made the remarks in an interview with Press TV on Sunday while commenting on a recent poll which revealed that 51 percent of Americans consider North Korea the greatest enemy of the United States, a percentage that exponentially increased from 16 percent in February 2016.

Russia, China and Iran distantly trailed North Korea in the eleventh World Affairs poll that has asked the “greatest enemy” question since 2001. The poll was conducted by Gallup in the first 10 days of February.

“The polls reflect in large part the propaganda message that’s been most promoted by the mass…

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