Briefs on Sri Lanka and the world.
Analyses and opinions on foreign policy issues
Ravindra Deyshappriya explains the significant trade imbalance that has developed in Sri Lanka – China economic relations and highlights the potential for Sri Lanka to redress this situation, including by exporting more products in which it has a comparative advantage to its East Asian neighbour.
Rapti 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.
Anishka De Zylva looks at the radicalisation of youth in Sri Lanka, and considers how Sri Lanka can more effectively counter such radicalisation by wider international engagement.
Barana Waidyatilake and Dinusha Panditaratne look at implications of the U.S. presidency for Sri Lanka’s defence and trade relations.
Dr. Dinusha Panditaratne looks at the inaugural address of the new U.S. President and his nationalist “new deal” for the world.
Anishka De Zylva and Barana Waidyatilake on how Donald Trump’s presidency will affect economics, security and governance in Asia.
Barana Waidyatilake looks at Australia’s 2016 Defence White Paper and considers how Sri Lanka and Australia can deepen their strategic cooperation.
Professor Pericles Lewis precedes his lecture at LKI in May 2016 with an exposition of liberal education in Asia, drawing on the case study of Yale-NUS College in Singapore.
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