Dr. Sue Mi Terry is an expert on East Asia, with a focus on the Korean peninsula. She has held positions at the Central Intelligence Agency, National Security Council, National Intelligence Council, and Council on Foreign Relations. She’s now a senior research scholar at the Columbia University’s Weatherhead East Asian Institute and the managing director at Gerson Global Advisors, where she develops and manages the firm’s strategy, activities, and client relations in Asia, Australia, and New Zealand.
In this video, Dr. Terry goes into detail on the difficulty of dealing with North Korea from the perspective of high politics.
1. The U.S. government’s policies on North Korea have not worked and are not working.
2. It is in U.S.’s policy interest to focus on the bottom-up changes happening in North Korea.
3. The changing narrative on North Korea is finally capturing Washington’s attention.