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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.

By Abigail Bard
How Stable Is North Korea Right Now?The National InterestJune 27, 2021
Why China Is the Odd Man Out on Overseas Coal FinancingThe National InterestApril 26, 2021
How to Create a Durable U.S.-South Korea AllianceCenter for American ProgressAugust 20, 2019
One Year After the Singapore Summit, It’s Time for a US-North Korea DealThe DiplomatJune 12, 2019
American Foreign Policy Has Left Young Voters BehindCenter for American ProgressJune 12, 2019
The Time Is Right for a Deal With North KoreaCenter for American ProgressJune 10, 2019
The Hanoi Summit – We Asked Abigail Bard What Happens Next in U.S.-North Korea RelationsThe National InterestMarch 12, 2019
6 Things to Know Before the Second Trump-Kim SummitCenter for American ProgressFebruary 15, 2019
Ahead of the Second Trump-Kim Summit, the US Should Open Pyongyang Liaison OfficeThe DiplomatFebruary 13, 2019
Trump’s UN Speech Hurts America and the International SystemThe National InterestSeptember 26, 2018
America Must Support South Korea’s DiplomacyThe National InterestSeptember 11, 2018
Interactive: North Korea Diplomacy ScorecardCenter for American ProgressSeptember 10, 2018
The Pros and Cons of a Korean War Peace TreatyThe National InterestAugust 20, 2018
The Denuclearization of North Korea: Moving Past Cosmetics and ShowmanshipThe DiplomatAugust 3, 2018
North Korea Summit Should Be About Substance, Not FlashThe National InterestJune 5, 2018
America Cannot Allow Summit to Trump Substance on North KoreaThe HillMay 31, 2018
Who Wants a Deal More: North Korea or the United States?The National InterestMay 21, 2018
Making Sense of the Trump-Kim SummitCenter for American ProgressMay 11, 2018
Don’t Overestimate the Power of Historic SummitsForeign PolicyMay 8, 2018
How Mike Pompeo Stole the North Korea ShowThe National InterestApril 23, 2018
Five Pillars of an Enduring U.S.-India PartnershipCenter for American ProgressFebruary 20, 2018
Where Does Trump Stand on South Korea?The National InterestJanuary 17, 2018
Don’t Let Trump Start a War with North KoreaCenter for American ProgressAugust 4, 2017