March 02, 2024

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.

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
Analysis

Easier said than done: obtaining a North Korean nuclear inventory

Why getting a full listing of North Korea's programs will remain a challenge for the U.S.

Ankit PandaAnkit PandaSeptember 3, 2018
Analysis

Why reports of continued N. Korean missile production should come as no surprise

The United States needs to wake up to the urgency of securing a DPRK production freeze

Ankit PandaAnkit PandaJuly 31, 2018