Abigail Bard

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Abigail Bard is the Asia policy analyst for National Security and International Policy at American Progress. Prior to joining American Progress, she spent two years in South Korea as a Fulbright English teaching assistant. While in graduate school, she spent time on the Korea desk in the Office of the Undersecretary of Defense for Policy. Bard graduated with a degree in linguistics from Dartmouth College and a master’s in Asian studies from the Walsh School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University. She speaks Japanese and Korean.

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How Stable Is North Korea Right Now? In the News

How Stable Is North Korea Right Now?

Abigail Bard writes that the United States should support average North Koreans in the event of a public health or food crisis, while recognizing that responsibility ultimately belongs with the Kim regime.

Abigail Bard

How to Create a Durable U.S.-South Korea Alliance Report

How to Create a Durable U.S.-South Korea Alliance

Progressive policymakers in Washington and Seoul need to work together to build a stronger U.S.-South Korea alliance that can advance shared interests, regardless of which political parties are in power.

Michael Fuchs, Abigail Bard

The Time Is Right for a Deal With North Korea Report

The Time Is Right for a Deal With North Korea

The politics of negotiating with North Korea have changed—at least for the moment—and the United States and the international community should seize this opportunity to make progress before it disappears.

Michael Fuchs, Abigail Bard

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