Defence and Security

October 21, 2019

Did Social Media Polarise Society in the Aftermath of Sri Lanka’s Easter Sunday Attacks?

By Hasangani, Sandunika,  

Reading Time: 4 min read In light of the Easter Sunday Attacks, LKI’s Sandunika Hasangani considers the impact of social media consumption on social polarisation, and the implications for Sri Lanka.

August 1, 2019

Counterterrorism and the Rule of Law

By Coomaraswamy, Radhika,  

Reading Time: 7 min read Remarks by Radhika Coomaraswamy, former Under-Secretary-General of the UN, Special Representative for Children and Armed Conflict, and LKI Board Member, at an LKI panel discussion titled ‘From Counterterrorism to Recovery: Lessons from International Experience.’

June 17, 2019

4/21 and the Way Forward for Sri Lanka’s Social Media Landscape

By Hussain, Nuzaifa,  

Reading Time: 7 min read LKI’s Nuzaifa Hussain considers the effectiveness of social media blocks and how to curb the spread of misinformation in the aftermath of crises.

May 30, 2019

Developing a ‘3C’ Security Strategy for Sri Lanka

By Malinda Meegoda,  

Reading Time: 8 min read LKI’s Malinda Meegoda proposes a ‘3C’ strategy to develop a more robust counterterrorism framework in Sri Lanka.

May 14, 2019

Five Key Policy Lessons from the Terror Attacks in Sri Lanka

By Ganeshan Wignaraja,  

Reading Time: 5 min read LKI’s Ganeshan Wignaraja derives some lessons from Easter Sunday attacks in Sri Lanka.

July 30, 2018

Revisiting Nuclear Weapon Free Zones in South Asia: Evaluating Policy Options for Smaller States

By Malinda Meegoda,  

Reading Time: 5 min read LKI’s Malinda Meegoda looks at how Sri Lanka can take a lead in regional nuclear non-proliferation and disarmament, by working towards a NWFZ.

July 26, 2018

Sri Lanka’s Strategy for Regional Security

By Barana Waidyatilake,  

Reading Time: 5 min read LKI’s Barana Waidyatilake argues that Sri Lanka, as a smaller state in the Indian Ocean, must continue to pursue a strategy of engaging multiple actors to promote regional rules-based order.

July 16, 2018

Tackling Violent Radicalisation in the Indian Ocean Region: A Strategy for Sri Lanka

By Anishka De Zylva,  

Reading Time: 6 min read LKI’s Anishka De Zylva considers how Sri Lanka could encourage the Indian Ocean Rim Association to take a concerted effort to tackle radicalisation in the region.

June 14, 2018

Highlights from President Trump’s Press Conference in Singapore

By Malinda Meegoda,  Farah Ibrahim,  

Reading Time: 3 min read Image Credit: Dan Scavino Jr. /Wikimedia Commons Farah Ibrahim and Malinda Meegoda* Following their historic summit in Singapore on 12 … Continue reading Highlights from President Trump’s Press Conference in Singapore

May 3, 2018

The Rohingya Crisis and Implications for Sri Lanka

By Divya Hundlani,  

Reading Time: 7 min read LKI’s Divya Hundlani looks at Myanmar’s Rohingya refugee crisis and considers its implications for Sri Lanka.

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