January 26, 2022

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.

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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

Ankit PandaAnkit PandaApril 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

Ankit PandaAnkit PandaMarch 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

Ankit PandaAnkit PandaMarch 22, 2020
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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 PandaAnkit PandaMarch 11, 2020
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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 PandaAnkit PandaMarch 3, 2020
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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 PandaAnkit PandaJanuary 27, 2020
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What to make of North Korea’s “very important” test at Sohae

Saturday's test represents an emphatic step by the DPRK to push back on one of the achievements of the Singapore summit

Ankit PandaAnkit PandaDecember 9, 2019
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What South Korea’s decision to remain in GSOMIA means for North Korea policy

As the DPRK's end-of-year deadline looms, the move will ensure greater crisis responsiveness should tensions resurface

Ankit PandaAnkit PandaNovember 25, 2019
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What to make of North Korea’s third successful MRLS test this year

As diplomacy has stalled, Pyongyang has enhanced its already-formidable conventional war-fighting capability

Ankit PandaAnkit PandaNovember 2, 2019
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N. Korea’s new submarine-launched ballistic missile: unpacking the Pukguksong-3

The DPRK remains committed to developing a sea-leg for its nuclear forces

Ankit PandaAnkit PandaOctober 3, 2019