April 19, 2021

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Ankit Panda

Ankit Panda

Ankit Panda is the Stanton Senior Fellow in the Nuclear Policy Program at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace and editor-at-large at The Diplomat. Follow him on Twitter at @nktpnd.

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What we know about North Korea’s ‘newly developed’ missiles

North Korea tested two short-range ballistic missiles on March 25 — possibly the same tech shown at its Jan. 2021 parade

Author Image Ankit Panda March 30, 2021
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North Korea’s cruise missile launch is serious — not just ‘business as usual’

Washington's reaction was understandable, but DPRK cruise missiles may soon become delivery systems for nuclear weapons

Author Image Ankit Panda March 25, 2021
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North Korea’s tumbling economy hasn’t stopped Kim Jong Un from making more nukes

An unpublished draft of the latest U.N. Panel of Experts report shows that Kim Jong Un is still advancing his weapons

Author Image Ankit Panda February 12, 2021
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North Korea’s latest parade shows that Kim is deadset on boosting weapons

Pyongyang rolled out two new ballistic missiles in Jan. 2021, signaling a possible return to testing

Author Image Ankit Panda January 20, 2021
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Kim Jong Un’s latest military plans go far beyond nuclear weapons

At the Eighth Party Congress, the North Korean leader also spoke of submarines, satellites and more

Author Image Ankit Panda January 13, 2021
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Party Congress: Kim Jong Un’s weapons wishlist suggests testing campaign ahead

Depending on how the Biden administration responds, North Korea may revert to testing to modernize its military

Author Image Ankit Panda January 10, 2021
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What to make of Kim Jong Un’s new Hwasong-16 ICBM & Pukguksong-4 missile system

The world should expect to see the Hwasong-16 ICBM tested within the next year

Author Image Ankit Panda October 11, 2020
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New ‘strategic weapon?’: What to expect at North Korea’s October military parade

Numerous North Korean transporter-erector-launchers and new conventional weapons may enjoy the limelight on Oct. 10

Author Image Ankit Panda October 5, 2020
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North Korea’s nuclear program carries on, but it’s getting even harder to track

The new International Atomic Energy Agency report is shedding light on North Korea's recent nuclear activities

Author Image Ankit Panda September 7, 2020
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The pros and cons of South Korea’s new, high-tech missile defense plans

Seoul rolled out an ambitious, five-year defense plan against the North with a domestic version of Israel's Iron Dome

Author Image Ankit Panda August 14, 2020
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