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NIDS visit to INSSSL

A delegation of Japanese scholars visited INSSSL on the 20th of December. Marie Yoshioka-Izuyama from The National Institute forDefence Studies (NIDS) and Arai Etsuyo from the Institute of Developing Economies met with INSSSL Research Analyst Gayathri De Zoysa.

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Director General Presents INSSSL Defence Quarterly to George Yeo

Director General of INSSSL, AsangaAbeygoonasekara presents the Institutes "Defence Quarterly" newsletter to the former Foreign Minister of Singapore, George Yeo.

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Colombo Air Symposium 01-12-2016

Air Power in the Context of Regional Security and Defense:“Extending a smart air power approach in South Asia” By Asanga Abeyagoonasekera Director General INSSSL - Good afternoon, Distinguished officers of the military and all distinguished guests, ladies and gentleman. It is with great pleasure I present this paper on Air Power in the Context of Regional Security and Defense:“Extending a smart air power approach in South Asia” co-authored with Ms.Piyumani Ranasinghe who was one of my best students and now a Research Analyst at INSSSL the newly established security think tank by HEMaithripala Sirisena President of Institute of National Security Studies Sri Lanka with a long term vision to become a leading security think tank in the region.

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COSATT planning committee meeting in Bangkok

It is always a pleasure to be with COSATT regional scholars. My comments at the COSATT planning committee meeting in Bangkok 28-11-2016"trust is 2 dimensional horizontal and vertical, horizontally we need to establish trust within our society between ethnic religious groups, vertically with the government establishments as in Sri Lanka the new bipartisan government working together.

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INSSSL ‘Security Salon’ on "Indo-Pak Situation"

The inaugural 'Security Salon' organized by the Institute of National Security Studies Sri Lanka (INSSSL) was held on Wednesday (05th October 2016) at the Ministry of Defence. The meeting was held with the presence of Secretary to the Ministry of Defence Eng. Karunasena Hettiarchchi.

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