February 20, 2018

Navigating a Nuclearised Asia for Smaller States: Reviving Sri Lanka’s Commitments to Disarmament

By Malinda Meegoda,  

Reading Time: 5 min read LKI’s Malinda Meegoda analyses Sri Lanka’s nuclear policy, the North Korean nuclear crisis, and the way forward for smaller states such Sri Lanka to reaffirm their commitments to nuclear disarmament and non-proliferation.

February 20, 2018

WEEKLY INSIGHTS: TUESDAY, 20 FEBRUARY 2018

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Reading Time: 2 min read Sarah Bermeo argues that developed states provide aid to countries based on self-interest. Image credit – YuliyaKirayonakBO / depositphotos ASIA … Continue reading WEEKLY INSIGHTS: TUESDAY, 20 FEBRUARY 2018

February 6, 2018

WEEKLY INSIGHTS: TUESDAY, 6 FEBRUARY 2018

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Reading Time: 2 min read Li Bin analyses the draft Nuclear Posture Review of the Trump Administration. Image credit – dinhhang / depositphotos ASIA COMMENTARY … Continue reading WEEKLY INSIGHTS: TUESDAY, 6 FEBRUARY 2018

February 2, 2018

Four Risks to the Global Economy for Sri Lanka to Watch in 2018

By Adam Collins,  

Reading Time: 4 min read Adam Collins highlights the four key risks to the global economy that Sri Lanka should look out for in 2018 and argues that local policymakers should continue with reforms to ensure that the Sri Lankan economy is well placed to withstand the next global downturn.

January 30, 2018

WEEKLY INSIGHTS: TUESDAY, 30 JANUARY 2018

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Reading Time: 2 min read Leonid Bershidsky argues that integrating immigrants should be a priority in Europe. Image credit – Bombaert / depositphotos. ASIA COMMENTARY … Continue reading WEEKLY INSIGHTS: TUESDAY, 30 JANUARY 2018

January 24, 2018

Sri Lanka – Singapore FTA: A New Dawn?

By Ganeshan Wignaraja,  Divya Hundlani,  

Reading Time: 5 min read Divya Hundlani and Ganeshan Wignaraja explore how the Sri Lanka-Singapore Free Trade Agreement signals a move towards a deepening economic relationship with Singapore, and the ways in Sri Lanka can fully benefit from such an agreement.

January 23, 2018

WEEKLY INSIGHTS: TUESDAY, 23 JANUARY 2018

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Reading Time: 2 min read Merriden Varrall explains China’s approach to foreign aid. Image credit – fotokon / deposit photo. ASIA COMMENTARY   Understanding China’s … Continue reading WEEKLY INSIGHTS: TUESDAY, 23 JANUARY 2018

January 16, 2018

WEEKLY INSIGHTS: TUESDAY, 16 JANUARY 2018

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Reading Time: 2 min read As Singapore takes over as chair of ASEAN in 2018, Joseph Incalcaterra looks at the drivers of ASEAN’s growth. Image … Continue reading WEEKLY INSIGHTS: TUESDAY, 16 JANUARY 2018

January 9, 2018

How can Sri Lanka shape the Commonwealth beyond 2018?

By Ganeshan Wignaraja,  Myra Sivaloganathan,  

Reading Time: 6 min read Ganeshan Wignaraja and Myra Sivaloganathan explore the opportunities for Sri Lanka to shape the Commonwealth at the upcoming meeting, by working to promote intra-Commonwealth trade, women’s employment and leadership, the empowerment of youth, and democratic values.

December 19, 2017

WEEKLY INSIGHTS: TUESDAY, 19 DECEMBER 2017

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Reading Time: 2 min read Shibley Telhami explains Washington’s shift in US policy on Jerusalem. Image credit – Sepavone / depositphotos. ASIA COMMENTARY   China’s … Continue reading WEEKLY INSIGHTS: TUESDAY, 19 DECEMBER 2017

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