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Ankit Panda

Ankit Panda

Ankit Panda is a senior editor at The Diplomat and director of research for Diplomat Risk Intelligence. Follow him on Twitter.

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

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Posts by Ankit Panda
February 18, 2020

Is India’s Third Aircraft Carrier Project on Hold?

By Ankit Panda
India’s new chief of defense staff has cautioned that the Indian Navy’s third carrier won’t be materializing anytime soon.

February 14, 2020

US Navy To Retire First 4 Littoral Combat Ships

By Ankit Panda
The short-lived and troubled class of ships begins its sunset.
February 16, 2020

Questions About China’s DF-17 and a Nuclear Capability

By Ankit Panda
Does the DF-17 really have a nuclear role?

February 16, 2020

Play The Diplomat’s Quiz: February 16, 2020, Edition

By Ankit Panda
Test your knowledge of the Asia-Pacific region with The Diplomat's weekly news quiz!

February 13, 2020

The Philippines Moves to End US Visiting Forces Agreement: What Happens Next?

By Ankit Panda
The decision has kicked off a 180-day countdown that may be used for renegotiation.

February 12, 2020

White House Confirms Trump’s First Trip to India

By Ankit Panda
The visit will be Trump's first to India as president.
February 11, 2020

Will the United States Develop a New Type of Nuclear Warhead?

By Ankit Panda
What exactly is the "W93 warhead program"?

February 11, 2020

Report: Beijing Ups Pressure on Taipei’s Sole Remaining African Diplomatic Partner

By Ankit Panda
The pressure on Eswatini increased after Tsai Ing-wen's January 2020 election victory.

February 11, 2020

US Approves Possible Sale of an Integrated Air Defense Weapon System for India

By Ankit Panda
Approval of the sale comes ahead of an expected trip by U.S. President Donald J. Trump to India.

February 11, 2020

US Indicts 4 Members of Chinese Military for Equifax Data Breach

By Ankit Panda
The 2017 Equifax breach represented a major act of economic espionage, the U.S. attorney general said.

February 10, 2020

Taiwan Scrambles Fighters to Intercept Chinese Military Aircraft

By Ankit Panda
The Chinese aircraft encircled Taiwan and returned to China through the Miyako Strait.
February 10, 2020

US Approves Possible Sale of Long-Range Anti-Ship Missile for Australia

By Ankit Panda
If concluded, the deal could amount to $990 million in value, the U.S. Defense Security Cooperation Agency said.

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