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Nilanthan Niruthan


Nilanthan Niruthan is a defense analyst and researcher for the Bandaranaike Centre for International Studies, Colombo. His writing revolves around global security, having covered issues like hybrid warfare, lethal drones, maritime piracy, human shields and urban insurgency for various international publications. He also teaches Low Intensity Warfare at the Defense Services Command and Staff College, the highest seat of military education in Sri Lanka. He is a recurring guest on radio and television news shows to discuss current affairs.He has also contributed in formulating security policy in the South Asian region, for bodies like BIMSTEC.

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