Reading Time: 15 minutesLKI’s Barana Waidyatilake and Myra Sivaloganathan consider how Sri Lanka could integrate Buddhist values into foreign policy messaging, to strengthen its transnational ties and mitigate the rise of Sinhalese-Buddhist extremist groups.
Reading Time: 4 minutesLKI spoke with former State Department and Obama official, Mona Sutphen to gain insights on Multilateralism in an Age of Political Populism and Multipolarity.
Reading Time: 6 minutesLKI’s Malinda Meegoda looks at how Sri Lanka can take a lead in regional nuclear non-proliferation and disarmament, by working towards a NWFZ.
Reading Time: 6 minutesLKI’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.
Reading Time: 5 minutesDate: 17 July 2018
Reporters: Farah Ibrahim and Pabasara Kannangara
Reading Time: 6 minutesLKI’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.
Reading Time: 5 minutesIn his latest commentary, LKI’s Ganeshan Wignaraja proposes measures to increase labour market flexibility and boost growth in Sri Lanka, following his talk at the World Bank’s Sri Lanka Development Update 2018.
Reading Time: 15 minutesIn the latest of a series of papers resulting from the Sri Lanka Foreign Policy Forum 2017, LKI’s Barana Waidyatilake outlines the measures that Sri Lanka must take to ensure its security against the shifting geopolitical dynamics of the Indian Ocean region.
Reading Time: 9 minutesLKI’s Barana Waidyatilake and Nimaya Mallikahewa explain key aspects of maritime piracy, global and regional measures to address this issue, and opportunities for Sri Lanka to become a regional hub for anti-piracy action.
Reading Time: 7 minutesDate: 22 June 2018
Reporters: Anishka De Zylva and Upamali Dharmasena
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