Hi, I’m Ankit Panda.

I’m an award-winning New York City-based writer, editor, and international affairs analyst covering defense, security, economics, and politics with a primary focus on the wider Asia-Pacific region. I am a senior editor at the Diplomat, an editor at the Council on Foreign Relations, a columnist for the South China Morning Post, and an independent political risk consultant. I am also an independent researcher in the field of international relations and security studies. Read more about me or get in touch.