January 21, 2021

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

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.

Analysis

North Korea’s military meets: a renewed focus on nuclear command and control

Saturday's CMC meeting underlined that self-reliant national defense remains a part of Kim Jong Un’s plans for 2020

Ankit Panda May 25, 2020
Analysis

North Korea’s new ballistic missile support facility at Sil-li: key takeaways

New analysis offers important insights into Pyongyang's potential future missile basing decisions

Ankit Panda May 8, 2020
Analysis

North Korea’s 2019 missile development: new details from the UN Panel

The report highlights just how far the DPRK has come in developing a range of short-range, solid-propellant missiles

Ankit Panda April 28, 2020
Analysis

North Korea’s weapons-development facilities: new details from the UN Panel

The Panel’s examination of key sites suggests that the missile manufacturing complex continues to expand

Ankit Panda April 22, 2020
Analysis

North Korea’s development of the Pukguksong-3: new details from the UN Panel

A new report from the UN's Panel of Experts provides further insight into the DPRK's nuclear-capable SLBM

Ankit Panda April 20, 2020
Analysis

North Korea tests “super-large” rocket launcher: what we learned

The incredible testing activity this month by Pyongyang raises questions about what April might bring

Ankit Panda March 30, 2020
Analysis

The return of the KN-24: unpacking North Korea’s March 21 missile test

Pyongyang's missile ambitions show no signs of abating

Ankit Panda March 22, 2020
Analysis

North Korea’s second missile test this year: what we learned

The KN-25 now appears set to become a mainstay of the KPA’s short-range missile forces

Ankit Panda March 11, 2020
Analysis

A return to form: North Korea kicks off its 2020 testing campaign

Monday's "long-range artillery" drill by the DPRK could mark the beginning of a sustained period of military activity

Ankit Panda March 3, 2020
Analysis

What to expect at a potential North Korean military parade next month

A February parade could serve as an opportunity to showcase new missile tech without breaching Trump's "red line"

Ankit Panda January 27, 2020