Defence and Security

August 24, 2020

Mitigating the Risk of Cyber Crime in Sri Lanka

By Natasha Perera,  

Reading Time: 7 min read LKI’s Natasha Perera provides recommendations on how Sri Lanka can adopt new reforms to enhance national cyber security with the cooperation of key actors.

April 26, 2020

Five Proposals to Tackle COVID- 19 in South Asia

By Ganeshan Wignaraja,  Puspa Sharma,  Vaqar Ahmed,  Prabir De,  Selim Raihan,  

Reading Time: 4 min read LKI’s Ganeshan Wignaraja joins top regional think tanks in recommending five proposals to tackle COVID- 19 in South Asia.

March 2, 2020

Is Sri Lanka Prepared to Tackle the Coronavirus?

By Dr. Anuji Gamage,  

Reading Time: 7 min read Dr. Anuji Gamage, a Public Health specialist, assesses Sri Lanka’s level of preparedness from a health and security perspective, and suggests improving Sri Lanka’s capacity to tackle the health risks induced by the Coronavirus.

October 21, 2019

Did Social Media Polarise Society in the Aftermath of Sri Lanka’s Easter Sunday Attacks?

By Sandunika Hasangani,  

Reading Time: 4 min read In light of the Easter Sunday Attacks, LKI’s Sandunika Hasangani considers the impact of social media consumption on social polarisation, and the implications for Sri Lanka.

August 1, 2019

Counterterrorism and the Rule of Law

By Radhika Coomaraswamy,  

Reading Time: 7 min read Remarks by Radhika Coomaraswamy, former Under-Secretary-General of the UN, Special Representative for Children and Armed Conflict, and LKI Board Member, at an LKI panel discussion titled ‘From Counterterrorism to Recovery: Lessons from International Experience.’

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.

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