Reading Time: 6 min read Four pillars have bolstered Asia’s growth and stability: a relatively open US market, the World Trade Organization, market-fueled prosperity in a reform-minded China, and credible US security guarantees backed by a substantial US military presence. All four are now at some risk. Ellen L. Frost considers how Asian governments can mitigate these risks and deal more effectively with traditional and non-traditional security threats in the region.
Reading Time: 6 min read Dr. Nihal Pitigala considers the potential of the newer and more streamlined version of the TPP—the CPTPP—for Sri Lanka, compared to other mega-regional agreements.
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
Reading Time: 7 min read Barana Waidyatilake and Dinusha Panditaratne look at implications of the U.S. presidency for Sri Lanka’s defence and trade relations.
Reading Time: 5 min read Dr. Dinusha Panditaratne looks at the inaugural address of the new U.S. President and his nationalist “new deal” for the world.
Reading Time: 8 min read Anishka De Zylva and Barana Waidyatilake on how Donald Trump’s presidency will affect economics, security and governance in Asia.