Interviews with global thought leaders
Reading Time: 9 min read LKI’s interview with H.E. Haidari, Ambassador of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan to Sri Lanka, shared insights on the historic linkages between Sri Lanka and Afghanistan and the way forward on issues of shared interest and concern in South Asia.
Reading Time: 5 min read LKI’s recent Spotlight interview with Ambassor Rakesh Sood, former Indian diplomat, columnist, and foreign affairs expert, on India’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic and regional developments.
Reading Time: 5 min read LKI recently interviewed Professor Sirimal Abeyratne, Professor of Economics at the University of Colombo, and the current Chairman of the Monetary Policy Consultative Committee of the Central Bank of Sri Lanka, on Sri Lanka’s economy in the Covid- 19 era.
Reading Time: 6 min read LKI’s recent Spotlight with Prof. Michael Plummer, Director of SAIS Europe, discusses the economic impact triggered by COVID-19 and strategies for recovery in Asia.
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: 3 min read LKI recently interviewed Dr. Ganeshan Wignaraja, LKI’s Executive Director, to understand Brexit and its implications for Sri Lanka.
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: 6 min read LKI recently interviewed Professor Andrew Serdy, Professor of Public International Law and Ocean Governance at the University of Southampton, to examine different aspects of the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS).
Reading Time: 7 min read LKI spoke with Dr. Selim Raihan from the University of Dhaka, Bangladesh, to discuss regional integration in South Asia, and evaluating the impact of infrastructure investments like the BRI.
Reading Time: 3 min read LKI’s recent Spotlight with Dr. Rajat Kathuria, Director/Chief Executive of the Indian Council for Research on International Economic Relations (ICRIER), discusses ETCA, lessons for Sri Lanka from India’s economic reforms, and the recent rise in protectionism.
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