January 27, 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

A DPRK-U.S. end of war declaration: what impact on the denuclearization process?

While a useful gesture, a joint statement is unlikely to give the U.S. the keys to Yongbyon

Ankit Panda February 14, 2019
Analysis

An alliance dispute over military cost-sharing: what implications for North Korea?

With a second summit looming, Pyongyang could take advantage of U.S.-ROK tensions

Ankit Panda January 24, 2019
Analysis

Long-awaited progress? What to make of U.S.-North Korea meetings in Washington

Weekend working-level talks in Sweden promising, but much can happen between now and next Trump-Kim summit

Ankit Panda January 19, 2019
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 Panda December 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 Panda December 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 Panda November 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 Panda November 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 Panda October 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 Panda October 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 Panda September 19, 2018