July 24, 2024

Ankit Panda, Contributing Analyst

Ankit Panda, Contributing Analyst

As an expert on nonproliferation, missile defense and nuclear strategy, Panda covers ROK security issues for KOREA PRO.

Ankit Panda is the Stanton Senior Fellow in the Nuclear Policy Program at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace. Renowned as an expert on the Asia-Pacific region, Panda’s research topics include nuclear strategy, arms control, missile defense, nonproliferation, emerging technologies and U.S. extended deterrence. He is the author of the book “Kim Jong Un and the Bomb: Survival and Deterrence in North Korea” and regularly contributes to Korea Pro’s sister website, NK Pro.

Previously, Panda served as an adjunct senior fellow in the Defense Posture Project at the Federation of American Scientists (FAS) and was a member of the 2019 FAS International Study Group on North Korea Policy. He has also worked as a consultant for the United Nations in New York and Geneva on matters related to nonproliferation and disarmament. Panda has provided expert testimony on security issues before the U.S. Senate Armed Services Committee and the congressionally charted U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission.

Panda’s writings have been widely published in prominent outlets such as the New York Times, the Washington Post, Foreign Affairs, Foreign Policy, the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, the Diplomat, the Atlantic, the New Republic, the South China Morning Post, War on the Rocks, Politico and the National Interest. His scholarly contributions have appeared in journals like Survival, the Washington Quarterly and India Review. He has also contributed to the IISS Asia-Pacific Regional Security Assessment and Strategic Survey. Currently, Panda is an editor-at-large at the Diplomat, hosting the Asia Geopolitics podcast and serves as a contributing editor at War on the Rocks.

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