Journal Articles

Beijing’s Menluo Doctrine: If It was Good for America, Should It be Good for China, Harvard International Review, Summer, 2014.

A ‘Cool’ War, Beijing Review, June 23, 2014.

Birth of a Pacific Order, Harvard International Review, Spring Issue 2013, April 9, 2013.

What Does the China Dream Really Mean, South China Morning Post, March 14, 2013.

China’s Buddhist Diplomacy: Why Do America and India Entangle with Tiny Sri Lanka? Columbia Journal of International Affairs, March 8, 2013.

How Washington’s Asia Pivot and the TPP can Benefit Sino–American Relations, East Asia Forum, March 6, 2013.

The Colombo-Centric New Silk Road, Economic & Political Weekly (India), December 8, 2012.

The Sri Lankan Silk Road: The Potential War Between China and the United States, Harvard International Review, Winter Issue 2012, November 30, 2012.

Chinese Renaissance Man is Touched by America’s Heartland, Minnesota Post, November 10, 2012.

Will Xi’s Ascension Herald Political Reform? South China Morning Post, November 9, 2012.

U.S. Must Stop China-Bashing: Take a Leaf from Lanka’s History, Sunday Times, October 28, 2012.

China-Bashing Doesn’t Match US Values, Global Times, October 25, 2012 (reprint).

China-Bashing Rhetoric like Romney’s is Counterproductive, Minnesota Post, October 23, 2012.

Destiny of the Pearl: How Sri Lanka’s Colombo Consensus Trumped Beijing and Washington in the Indian Ocean, Yale Journal of International Affairs, September 2012, 68-76.

Religious Faith and Public Life: Reflections on Edward Burdick’s Life, Minnesota Post, March 14, 2012.

Security for Sale: The Great Game of the U.S.-Indian Civil Nuclear Cooperation Treaty and Its Implications for China and Pakistan (with Leah Green), SAIS Bologna Center Journal of International Affairs, Spring 2012, Vol. 5, 46-59.

Patrick Mendis: His Position was Local; His Reach, Worldwide, Star Tribune (Minneapolis), March 18, 2011.

Government-wide Collaboration to Boost National Trade (with Leah Green), The Public Manager, Spring 2010, 43-47.

Chindia: Does Culture Matter in Hindu and Confucian Economies? (with Leah Green), Global Economic Review, Vol. 37, No. 4, December 2008, 429-446.

Confucian Economics at Work in Korean Unification, The SAIS Observer, Johns Hopkins University, Vol. 8, October 2007, 9-11.

New Multilateralism in Action for Peace: A Case Study of the U.S.-led Operation Unified Assistance in the Asian Tsunami Disaster, with U.S. Air Force Captain Jaime Alvarado, Global Economic Review, Vol. 36, June 2007, 183-92.

Evaluation of World Bank Policy Analysis: The East Asian Economic Miracle and Poverty Alleviation Policies in Sri Lanka, Whitehead Journal of Diplomacy and International Relations, Vol. 5, Winter/Spring 2006, 1-15.

Science, Technology, and Intellectual Property Rights in American Foreign Policy, Journal of Technology Law & Policy, Vol. 9, June 2004, 17-30.

Food Security, Subsidies, Energy, and the Environment, Energy & Environment, Vol. 12, 2001, 55-71.

Americanization of Globalization: Is the United States the Un-centralized World Power for Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Happiness? The Public Manager, Vol. 34, Fall 2005, 3-8.