The article published by The National Bureau of Asian Research (NBR) traces the non-traditional security challenges faced by the countries in South Asia vis-à-vis the Covid-19 pandemic and how the power rivalry has amplified these concerns. You can read the full article here.
The Indo-Pacific has become the focal point of discussion among strategists in the 21st century, which is evident from the implementation of different instruments such as the Quadrilateral Security Dialogue and the Free and Open Indo-Pacific (FOIP). The strategic posture entailed within the Indo-Pacific security architecture necessitates a military balance of power within the region,…… Continue reading The Indo-Pacific: An Examination of Regional Instruments for Improved Coordination
Throughout Sri Lanka’s pre-colonial history, trade with Chinese merchants, transhipment of Chinese goods, embarking of Chinese ships and people was an ordinary occurrence. Similarly, relations with the Malay Peninsula span over 2,000 years, as China protected Malaysia from foreign invasion and also traded with them. Malaysia and Sri Lanka were initial subscribers of the Belt…… Continue reading China’s Engagement with Maritime Nations: A Case Study