Soo Kim

Soo Kim

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Former Intelligence Analyst, CIA

Soo Kim is a former CIA intelligence analyst and linguist, specializing in East Asia, propaganda, and leadership studies. She was recently a fellow at the Foundation for Defense of Democracies. 

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South Korea Voters Mandate Reform

After months of uncertainty following the impeachment of President Park Geun-hye, South Korea has a new president. Moon Jae-in, a human rights lawyer and former […] More


North Korea: A Perennial Nuisance

The latest North Korean nuclear test has caused the international community to once again reexamine all of the available policy options for how to hinder […] More

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A Consolidation of Power

Amidst the fanfare of North Korea’s 7th Workers’ Party Congress, Supreme Leader Kim Jong Un’ promotion to Party Chairman was one of the few substantive […] More