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June 14, 2024

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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.

Analysis

An alliance dispute over military cost-sharing: what implications for North Korea?

With a second summit looming, Pyongyang could take advantage of U.S.-ROK tensions

Ankit PandaAnkit PandaJanuary 24, 2019
Analysis

Long-awaited progress? What to make of U.S.-North Korea meetings in Washington

Weekend working-level talks in Sweden promising, but much can happen between now and next Trump-Kim summit

Ankit PandaAnkit PandaJanuary 19, 2019
Analysis

Removing the U.S. “nuclear threat”: what to make of Thursday’s KCNA commentary

A provocative state media editorial seeks to better define what the DPRK means by denuclearization

Ankit PandaAnkit PandaDecember 20, 2018
Analysis

What to make of ongoing activity at North Korea’s Yeongjeo-dong missile base

A new report underscores Pyongyang's continued investment in its strategic weapons program

Ankit PandaAnkit PandaDecember 6, 2018
Analysis

What to make of North Korea’s surprise “tactical” weapons test

Pyongyang is likely responding to a recent resumption of U.S.-ROK military drills, among other frustrations

Ankit PandaAnkit PandaNovember 17, 2018
Analysis

What to make of a new report on N. Korea’s undeclared missile operating bases

CSIS's research contains important new information, but the media's framing is disingenuous

Ankit PandaAnkit PandaNovember 13, 2018
Analysis

From “great victory” to bargaining chip: what’s going on at Sohae?

While dismantling the site would be a significant step, Pyongyang is biding its time

Ankit PandaAnkit PandaOctober 31, 2018
Analysis

Towards mass production? The future of North Korea’s TELs

If Kim Jong Un is serious about his deterrent, the DPRK will need more missiles — and more launchers

Ankit PandaAnkit PandaOctober 17, 2018
Analysis

What the Pyongyang Declaration means for N. Korea’s missile and nuclear program

Wednesday's agreement has symbolic value, but does little to speed up the DPRK's nuclear disarmament

Ankit PandaAnkit PandaSeptember 19, 2018
Analysis

What to look for at North Korea’s September 9 military parade

ICBMs, conventional weapons, and possible indications of mass production

Ankit PandaAnkit PandaSeptember 5, 2018