To comment on the volatile situation on the Korean Peninsula, we are pleased to feature one of the world’s foremost authorities on North Korea. Sue Terry served as a Senior Analyst on Korean issues at the CIA from 2001 to 2008. From 2008 to 2009 she served as director for Korea, Japan and Oceanic Affairs at the National Security Council under both Presidents George W. Bush and Barack Obama. From 2009 to 2010, she was the deputy national intelligence officer for East Asia at the National Intelligence Council. Since leaving government, she has been with the Council on Foreign Relations, Columbia University’s Weatherhead East Asia Institute, and with BowerGroupAsia. She holds a Ph.D. in international relations from the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Tufts University.