Sri Lanka’s economic collapse will have ramifications that stretch beyond its own borders. How should the U.S. consider the effects of the crisis on its own regional interests?
Nilanthi Samaranayake is Director of the Strategy and Policy Analysis Program at CNA, a non-profit research organization in Arlington, VA. She is the author of publications on Indian Ocean security issues and small states in international affairs, including China’s Engagement with Smaller South Asian Countries (U.S. Institute of Peace). The views expressed are solely those of the author and not of any organization with which she is affiliated.
Subscribe to this Lawfare contributor via RSS.
What’s the international significance of the dispute over the Chagos Archipelago?
The response to the global pandemic by African countries and their external partners has been hampered by a lack of coordination. To streamline efforts to combat the coronavirus in Africa, the U.S. should consider exporting the “Quad Plus” framework used in the Indo-Pacific.