Tensions on the Korean Peninsula have been running high since North Korea accelerated its intercontinental missile tests. Septemberâs hydrogen bomb test has led to increased U.S. and international condemnation and a new round of sanctions. VOAâs Jela de Franceschi takes a closer look at the tense situation.
Presidential job approval is a simple yet powerful measure of the public's view of the president's job performance at a particular time. It is important because it helps summarize how people are feeling about their president and measures the ability of the president to get things done. But it also has other implications, says Gallup's Editor in Chief Frank Newport, in an interview with VOA's Jela De Franceschi.