Defence and Security

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.

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

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