Asanga Abeyagoonasekera is an international security and geopolitics analyst and strategic advisor from Sri Lanka. He has led two government think tanks providing strategic advocacy. With almost two decades of experience in the government sector in advisory positions to working at foreign policy and defence think tanks he was the Founding Director General of the National Security Think Tank under the Ministry of Defence (INSSSL) until January 2020. Earlier he served as Executive Director at Kadirgamar Institute (LKIIRSS).Asangas forthcoming book is on Sri Lankas geopolitical challenges Conundrum of an Island (World Scientific Singapore). He is the author of Sri Lanka at Crossroads (2019) and Towards a Better World Order (2015). Asanga served as a Visiting Professor for Geopolitics and Global Leadership (NKU USA) Visiting Lecturer for International Security (Colombo University Sri Lanka) International Political Economy (University of London in Colombo RIC). Asanga is the node chair for the Millennium Project Foresight Initiative Global Think Tank (Washington DC) and Young Global Leader of the World Economic Forum.

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