Defence and Security

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.

April 18, 2018

Insights and Lessons from the 2018 Maldives Crisis: Three Perspectives

By Anishka De Zylva,  Nimaya Harris,  

Reading Time: 4 min read Image Credit: niromax / depositphotos Nimaya Harris and Anishka De Zylva*   Political tensions in the Maldives escalated on 5 February 2018 … Continue reading Insights and Lessons from the 2018 Maldives Crisis: Three Perspectives

March 21, 2018

International Reactions to Anti-Muslim Riots in Sri Lanka

By Barana Waidyatilake,  Senal Hewage,  Cassendra Pinto,  

Reading Time: 6 min read Image Credit: hecke06 / depositphotos By Senal Hewage, Cassendra Pinto and Barana Waidyatilake* The table below lists official reactions of … Continue reading International Reactions to Anti-Muslim Riots in Sri Lanka

February 20, 2018

Navigating a Nuclearised Asia for Smaller States: Reviving Sri Lanka’s Commitments to Disarmament

By Malinda Meegoda,  

Reading Time: 6 min read LKI’s Malinda Meegoda analyses Sri Lanka’s nuclear policy, the North Korean nuclear crisis, and the way forward for smaller states such Sri Lanka to reaffirm their commitments to nuclear disarmament and non-proliferation.

October 12, 2017

Sri Lanka’s Opportunities to Counter Youth Radicalization

By Anishka De Zylva,  

Reading Time: 5 min read Anishka De Zylva explores international opportunities to counter youth radicalization in Sri Lanka.

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