Until December 2016.
Opinion pieces on international relations
Reading Time: 5 minutesLKI’s Kadira Pethiyagoda focuses on two of Sri Lanka’s important relationships—the US and China—their evolving global roles, and the significant implications for domestic politics in smaller states like Sri Lanka – particularly in relation to human rights.
Reading Time: 6 minutesGaneshan Wignaraja and Adam Collins explain how Sri Lanka benefits from a rules-based global trading system under the World Trade Organization, and argue that it must be defended at the upcoming Ministerial Conference in Buenos Aires.
Reading Time: 6 minutesGaneshan Wignaraja explores Sri Lanka’s potential in entering global value chains, as a means of countering Sri Lanka’s persistent trade woes.
Reading Time: 5 minutesRapti Ratnayake looks at how Colombo can take advantage of the opportunities afforded through city-to-city and mayor-to-mayor links to become a globally competitive city.
Reading Time: 7 minutesBarana Waidyatilake and Dinusha Panditaratne look at implications of the U.S. presidency for Sri Lanka’s defence and trade relations.
Reading Time: 5 minutesDr. Dinusha Panditaratne looks at the inaugural address of the new U.S. President and his nationalist “new deal” for the world.
Reading Time: 8 minutesAnishka De Zylva and Barana Waidyatilake on how Donald Trump’s presidency will affect economics, security and governance in Asia.
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