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.
Eyes in sky may give DPRK better idea of allied force movements, reducing uncertainty in crisis but improving targeting
Tests of new intermediate-range missile engines follow solid-fuel ICBM success and lay groundwork for flight testing
Lowering likelihood of North Korean nuclear use has emerged as primary task in near term, eclipsing denuclearization
Hero Kim Kun Ok may not reach depths of others but multiple launch modes can fluster US and allied targeting in crisis
DPRK is rapidly iterating on military spy satellite and launch vehicle, which flew farther than during first test in May
Mass-production capabilities are wake-up call to how well North Korea has adapted defense ambitions to sanctions regime
Foreign delegations send message DRPK’s allies can tolerate its nukes, as military rolls out ICBMs and underwater drones
Hwasong-18 flew higher and longer than any previous missile, but how DPRK has achieved such feats remains a mystery
Washington Declaration provides important updates to alliance but risks encouraging South Korean nuke advocates
Hwasong-18 makes preemption more difficult, diversifying Kim Jong Un’s arsenal of less responsive liquid-fuel missiles
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