Sue Mi Terry

Former National Intelligence Fellow, Former National Intelligence Fellow

Former National Intelligence Fellow.

Former deputy national intelligence officer for East Asia at the National Intelligence Council. Current work examines North Korean leadership succession plans, Pyongyang's evolving nuclear strategy, and the potential for instability in North Korea.

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Neither the United States nor China is prepared for a serious crisis.


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