Ankit Panda

The Diplomat

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Ankit Panda is a senior editor at online magazine The Diplomat, where he covers international security, political economy and geo-politics in the Asia-Pacific region, and the host of its Asia Geopolitics Podcast.

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The latest threat from North Korea includes precise details, including the intended trajectory, of four missiles.

Why is North Korea threatening Guam?

The latest threat from North Korea includes precise details, including the intended trajectory, of four missiles.

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So many of his Department's top jobs are still unfilled that Rex Tillerson seems like a lonely Secretary of State, and as a diplomat, he's an amateur.

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So many of his Department's top jobs are still unfilled that Rex Tillerson seems like a lonely Secretary of State, and as a diplomat, he's an amateur.

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