April 18, 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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Unpacking North Korea’s new weapon: the “Songun ATACMS”

Kim Jong Un is demonstrating a degree of military parity between his capabilities and those of South Korea

Author Image Ankit Panda August 11, 2019
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What North Korea’s KN-23 could mean for allied missile defenses

New reporting suggests the "hard to intercept" missile could pose a major challenge to the allies

Author Image Ankit Panda August 7, 2019
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North Korea’s new multiple rocket launcher: insights from the imagery

These new systems are likely to complicate wartime planning for the U.S.-South Korea alliance

Author Image Ankit Panda August 3, 2019
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What a new North Korean MLRS could mean for regional security

Data is limited, but state media reports should concern U.S. and South Korean defense officials

Author Image Ankit Panda August 1, 2019
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North Korea’s July 25 test: new insights into the KN-23

Evidence suggests a greater role for the new missile than simply that of a conventional weapons delivery platform

Author Image Ankit Panda July 26, 2019
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What to make of North Korea’s “newly-built” submarine inspection

This week's visit it is a stark reminder of the progress the DPRK has made as diplomacy has stalled

Author Image Ankit Panda July 23, 2019
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What to make of North Korea’s second missile launch this week

This week's test likely marks the beginning of a new testing campaign

Author Image Ankit Panda May 10, 2019
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The “Songun Iskander”: unpacking North Korea’s new missile

Saturday's exercise may mark the ominous start of a broader testing campaign

Author Image Ankit Panda May 6, 2019
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What to make of North Korea’s multiple projectile launch event

Launch likely motivated for political reasons, a reminder the U.S. should take Kim Jong Un's warning seriously

Author Image Ankit Panda May 4, 2019
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What to make of Kim Jong Un’s recent complaints about a U.S. missile test

The North Korean leader has good reason to see advances in American missile defense as threatening

Author Image Ankit Panda April 17, 2019