September 21, 2020

About the author

Soo Kim

Soo Kim is a former CIA North Korea analyst, focusing on the country’s leadership, nuclear proliferation and propaganda analysis.
She was a 2015 National Security Fellow at the Foundation for Defense of Democracies, where she authored a monograph on the
South Korean nuclear program.

More articles by 'Soo Kim'

Why accepting "reciprocal measures" could mean a terrible deal with North Korea

As Biegun holds talks in Pyongyang, the U.S. appears increasingly willing to concede too much

Soo Kim February 7, 2019

The Trump-Kim summit, redux: "another good marker" for Pyongyang?

North Korea's leadership appears increasingly sure that major concessions are on their way

Soo Kim January 24, 2019

Why the U.S. must not rush into a second summit with Kim Jong Un

Recent events in and around the peninsula demonstrate just how dangerous a bungled deal could be

Soo Kim January 11, 2019

Wrapping up 2018: the teetering scale of negotiations with North Korea

Pyongyang ends the year with circumstances tipped firmly in its favor

Soo Kim December 27, 2018

Don't panic! Why the Kim Yong Chol meeting cancellation is par for the course

The surprise postponing of a much-anticipated meeting could actually work in the U.S.'s favor

Soo Kim November 7, 2018

Bridging the gap: fixing the growing daylight between Seoul and Washington

The South appears more concerned with improving inter-Korean relations than solving the nuke issue

Soo Kim September 18, 2018