Reading Time: < 1 min read With China increasing its soft power and foreign aid during the COVID-19 pandemic, Sri Lanka’s experience of BRI projects provides useful lessons for others. See this recently published Chatham House paper on Chinese Investment and the BRI in Sri Lanka.
Reading Time: 4 min read LKI recently interviewed, Mr. Jonathan Henick, U.S. Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for South and Central Asian Affairs, on the Indo-Pacific Strategy and its policy implications for South Asia.
Reading Time: 15 min read LKI’s Sandunika Hasangani suggests a three-tier ‘TechPlomacy’ policy for Sri Lanka to moderate its citizen’s behavior online, leverage the giant tech companies, and manage the digital statecraft right.
Reading Time: 5 min read Date: 8 October 2019
Reporter: Lihini Ekanayake
Reading Time: 4 min read Date: 14 October 2019
Reporter: Chattalie Jayatilaka & Malinda Meegoda
Reading Time: 4 min read Date: 24 September 2019
Reporter: Chattalie Jayatilaka
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.
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