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: 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: 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: 5 min read LKI spoke with Professor Lutz-Christian Wolff, Wei Lun Professor of Law and Dean of the Graduate School of the Chinese University of Hong Kong, about investor-State dispute settlement (ISDS) mechanisms in international agreements.
Reading Time: 4 min read LKI spoke with former State Department and Obama official, Mona Sutphen to gain insights on Multilateralism in an Age of Political Populism and Multipolarity.
Reading Time: 7 min read LKI spoke with Caren Grown, Senior Director, Gender, at the World Bank Group, to discuss the global gender gap, how it might be closed, and what developmental benefits that would bring.
Reading Time: 12 min read LKI spoke with Prof. Rory Medcalf on the Indo-Pacific, possibilities for Sri-Lanka Australia cooperation on regional security issues, the Quad, and lessons to be learned from other states in the region.
Reading Time: 5 min read LKI spoke with Hon. Julie Bishop on Australia’s vision and strategies for regional engagement, in light of Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull’s keynote address at the 2017 Shangri-La Dialogue.
Reading Time: 12 min read To mark International Women’s Day, LKI discussed women and foreign policy with Kavita Ramdas.
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