Markus V. Garlauskas led the U.S. intelligence community’s strategic analysis on North Korea as the National Intelligence Officer for North Korea from July 2014 to June 2020, after serving in U.S. Forces Korea for twelve years. Following the conclusion of his appointment to the Senior National Intelligence Service, he joined the Scowcroft Center for Strategy and Security of the Atlantic Council as a nonresident senior fellow with its Asia Security Initiative. He also teaches a graduate course titled “Strategic Analysis: North Korea” for Georgetown University’s Security Studies Program. Follow him on Twitter: @Mister_G_2.