April 22, 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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How sanctions failed to stop North Korea from developing dangerous weapons tech

An unpublished U.N. report details several key technological developments made by the DPRK in recent years

Author Image Ankit Panda August 7, 2020
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‘Growing scope’ of North Korean nuclear weapons shown in unpublished UN report

DPRK activity linked to potential ballistic missile manufacturing and possible R&D on advanced weapons systems

Author Image Ankit Panda August 6, 2020
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Wollo-ri: nuclear warhead storage area, manufacturing site, or military academy?

Analyses and sources conflict on what exactly the facilities are being used for

Author Image Ankit Panda July 10, 2020
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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

Author Image Ankit Panda May 25, 2020
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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

Author Image Ankit Panda May 8, 2020
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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

Author Image Ankit Panda April 28, 2020
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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

Author Image Ankit Panda April 22, 2020
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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

Author Image Ankit Panda April 20, 2020
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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

Author Image Ankit Panda March 30, 2020
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The return of the KN-24: unpacking North Korea’s March 21 missile test

Pyongyang's missile ambitions show no signs of abating

Author Image Ankit Panda March 22, 2020