Elisabeth Suh

Elisabeth Suh


Research Division: International Security
Visiting Fellow

elisabeth.suh(at)swp-berlin.org

Since 2019 Guest in the research division International Security

2019 Project assistant for the Conference „Towards the 2020 NPT Review Conference: Exploring Common Ground“

2017- 2018 Guest in the research division International Security

2016- 2017 Project assistant to the conference „Nuclear Disarmament“

2013-2016 M.A. International Studies/Peace and Conflict Studies in Frankfurt am Main and Darmstadt, DAAD-fellowships for study visits in South Korea, China and Finland

Areas of Expertise:

The Koreas, Weapons of mass destruction / proliferation

Arms control, Weapons of mass destruction / proliferation

Dissertation on negotiations between the USA and North Korea, phenomena and tactics in nuclear-related negotiations, cooperative security, security dilemma and Negative Security Assurances


SWP Publications (selection):

Hanns Günther Hilpert, Elisabeth Suh

South Korea: Caught in the Middle or Mediating from the Middle?

in: Hanns Günther Hilpert, Oliver Meier (eds.)
Facets of the North Korea Conflict

2018/RP 12, December 2018, 85 Pages, S. 17-21

Michael Paul, Elisabeth Suh

North Korea’s Nuclear-Armed Missiles

Options for the US and its Allies in the Asia-Pacific

SWP Comment 2017/C 32, August 2017, 8 Pages

External Publications (selection):

Elisabeth Suh

Inferring from signaling: North Korea’s deterrence strategy and bargaining tactic

What might Pyongyang’s continued missile tests, public statements, and military exercises signal ahead of the 75th anniversary of the Workers’ Party of Korea?

in: Next Generation Nuclear Network, Center for Strategic & International Studies, 07.08.2020
Alexandra Bell, Lyndon Burford, Tim Caughley, Hassan Elbahtimy, Hubert Foy, Rafael Grossi, Paul Ingram, Thilo Marauhn, Oliver Meier, Rajeswari Pillai Rajagopalan, Shatabhisha Shetty, Elisabeth Suh, Heather Williams

Meeting in the middle

Opportunities for Progress on Disarmament in the NPT

King’s College/ SWP, December 2019
Elisabeth Suh

North Korea and Arms Control: Past Agreements and Future Proposals

Sicherheit und Frieden, Jahrgang 36, Heft 2, 2018
Elisabeth Suh, Jungmin Kang

Urgent necessity: Direct dialogue between Washington and Pyongyang

in: Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, 11.08.2017 (online)
Oliver Meier, Elisabeth Suh, Sira Cordes

What participants in a nuclear weapons ban treaty (do not) want

Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, 09.06.2017 (online)

Working Papers of the Research Division (selection):

Oliver Meier, Elisabeth Suh (eds.)

Reviving Nuclear Disarmament

Paths Towards a Joint Enterprise

SWP Working Paper, FG03 No. 06, December 2016, Berlin, 49 pages

SWP Comments

Dominic Vogel
German Armed Forces Approaching Outer Space

The Air and Space Operations Centre As a Gateway to Multi-domain Operations


Wolfgang Richter
Attack on the Open Skies Treaty

President Trump Wants to Withdraw from the Open Skies Treaty


SWP Research Papers

Anja Dahlmann, Marcel Dickow
Preventive Regulation of Autonomous Weapon Systems

Need for Action by Germany at Various Levels


Hanns Günther Hilpert, Oliver Meier (eds.)
Facets of the North Korea Conflict

Actors, Problems and Europe’s Interests