Analysis

Future considerations for Sri Lanka’s Navy

Future considerations for Sri Lanka’s Navy

Sri Lankan Navy hovercraftSINCE the end of the Sri Lankan Civil War in May 2009, the island-nation’s maritime domain has been radically altered from a wartime to peacetime environment. With the threat posed by Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) nullified, Sri Lanka’s Navy has had to refocus to a new era of emerging challenges.

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Russian defence industry emerging

RUSSIA’S defense industry is slowly but surely pulling itself out of its post-Soviet doldrums. Today, Richard Weitz outlines
1) the domestic and foreign policy factors that have contributed to its resurgence, and
2) how the Ukraine crisis and Western sanctions might yet derail the progress that has been made.

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