Reading Time: 15 min read LKI’s Amalini Fernando explores the potential of using Gastrodiplomacy as a way to aid the recovery of Sri Lanka’s tourism sector, and strengthen Sri Lanka’s brand identity through the promotion of food and culture.
Reading Time: 1 min read LKI’s Barana Waidyatilake examines Sri Lanka’s security strategy and situation against the backdrop of India-China competition in the Indian Ocean.
Reading Time: 8 min read LKI’s Adam Collins breaks down the details of the proposed Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) Compact programme in Sri Lanka, and highlights the implications for the country.
Reading Time: 8 min read Dr. Dinusha Panditaratne, Nonresident Fellow, LKI, spoke on China’s commercial and military presence in the Indian Ocean at a conference on ‘Views of China’s Presence in the Indian Ocean,’ organised by CNA.
Reading Time: 4 min read Date: 17 July 2019
Reporters: Adam Collins and Malinda Meegoda
Reading Time: 5 min read LKI spoke with Dr. David Brewster Senior Research Fellow, National Security College at the Australia National University, about Australia’s priorities in the Indian Ocean, and alliances such as the Indo-Pacific and the Quad.
Reading Time: 17 min read Admiral Travis Sinniah looks at the evolving global arms race, and calls for Sri Lanka to build up its knowledge, planning, and diplomatic capacity on arms control issues.
Reading Time: 1 min read Prof. Natalie Klein underlines the continued importance of UNCLOS for the Indian Ocean, and identifies a series of emerging issues and possible responses.
Reading Time: 12 min read Dr. Biwajit Dhar elucidates the US trade war and broader implications for global trade.
Reading Time: 6 min read LKI’s recent Spotlight with Dr. Darren Lim, Senior Lecturer at The Australian National University discusses Australia’s increasing pivot to the Indian Ocean region, and other foreign policy-related security and governance issues.
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