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Ankit Panda is an editor at The Diplomat. He writes on security, politics, economics, and culture.

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Why China Will Determine If Asia Goes to War
November 01, 2013
Why China Will Determine If Asia Goes to War
As it rises, Beijing's foreign policy choices will shape Asia's security environment.
Why China Will Determine If Asia Goes to War
The Nuclear Problem In India-Japan Relations
October 31, 2013
The Nuclear Problem In India-Japan Relations
India and Japan need to address their profound difference in nuclear values.
The Nuclear Problem In India-Japan Relations
A "God" Retires in India
October 31, 2013
A "God" Retires in India
India's greatest cricketer, Sachin Tendulkar, announced his retirement from professional cricket this month.
A "God" Retires in India
South Korea May Be Stealing US Defense Technology
October 30, 2013
South Korea May Be Stealing US Defense Technology
Plus, China eyes new U.S. ships warily. Mid-week defense and security links.
South Korea May Be Stealing US Defense Technology
What Do North Korea And Mongolia Have In Common?
October 30, 2013
What Do North Korea And Mongolia Have In Common?
Mongolia's President is in Pyongyang this week. What will come out of his visit?
What Do North Korea And Mongolia Have In Common?
China’s Pivot West
October 29, 2013
China’s Pivot West
China has begun “Marching Westwards” in Asia. The consequences could be huge.
China’s Pivot West
What Will the IAEA Find At Iran's Parchin Military Base?
October 29, 2013
What Will the IAEA Find At Iran's Parchin Military Base?
Iran may grant the IAEA entry to a military base it has long-sought unrestricted access to.
What Will the IAEA Find At Iran's Parchin Military Base?
Myanmar To Import India-Developed Submarine Sonar Systems
October 25, 2013
Myanmar To Import India-Developed Submarine Sonar Systems
The deal evidences India's desire to ramp up its defense exports
Myanmar To Import India-Developed Submarine Sonar Systems
Indian PM Signs Border Defense Agreement with China
October 24, 2013
Indian PM Signs Border Defense Agreement with China
The agreement should improve communication between the two militaries.
Indian PM Signs Border Defense Agreement with China
Afghanistan's Election Commission Disqualifies Presidential Candidates
October 24, 2013
Afghanistan's Election Commission Disqualifies Presidential Candidates
Afghanistan's Election Commission disqualified sixteen presidential candidates from the 2014 election.
Afghanistan's Election Commission Disqualifies Presidential Candidates
Experts Disagree on Recent North Korean Nuke Advances
October 23, 2013
Experts Disagree on Recent North Korean Nuke Advances
New research on North Korea's nuclear program has caused a disagreement between experts on policy ramifications.
Experts Disagree on Recent North Korean Nuke Advances
India Caves to China on Border Dispute
October 22, 2013
India Caves to China on Border Dispute
The two nations will sign a border agreement that was almost entirely dictated by Beijing.
India Caves to China on Border Dispute
Japan to Shoot Down Foreign Drones
October 22, 2013
Japan to Shoot Down Foreign Drones
Prime Minister Abe has approved a plan to shoot down foreign drones flying above Japanese airspace.
Japan to Shoot Down Foreign Drones
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