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M.A. Sumanthiran on Sri Lankan Politics, Tamil Affairs, and Indo-Lankan Ties
March 20, 2017
M.A. Sumanthiran on Sri Lankan Politics, Tamil Affairs, and Indo-Lankan Ties
The Diplomat's Taylor Dibbert speaks to noted Sri Lankan parliamentarian M.A. Sumanthiran.
M.A. Sumanthiran on Sri Lankan Politics, Tamil Affairs, and Indo-Lankan Ties
Japan Maritime Self Defense Force to Send Largest Carrier to the South China Sea
March 18, 2017
Japan Maritime Self Defense Force to Send Largest Carrier to the South China Sea
Japan plans to dispatch its largest warship to the disputed waters.
Japan Maritime Self Defense Force to Send Largest Carrier to the South China Sea
India and Pakistan's Cricket Diplomacy
March 15, 2017
India and Pakistan's Cricket Diplomacy
Cricket matches are used as ice breakers and political signalling in the complex India-Pakistan relationship.
India and Pakistan's Cricket Diplomacy
No, Sri Lanka Isn’t North Korea
March 09, 2017
No, Sri Lanka Isn’t North Korea
A misguided campaign gains traction.
No, Sri Lanka Isn’t North Korea
Making Room for Indian States in Foreign Policy
March 08, 2017
Making Room for Indian States in Foreign Policy
If India wants its states to help boost ties with neighbors, the central government needs to move beyond mere slogans.
Making Room for Indian States in Foreign Policy
Indian Ocean Rim Association Concludes First-Ever Leaders' Summit
March 08, 2017
Indian Ocean Rim Association Concludes First-Ever Leaders' Summit
Is the Indian Ocean Rim Association looking to raise its profile?
Indian Ocean Rim Association Concludes First-Ever Leaders' Summit
US and Japan Hold Naval Drill Off Guam
March 08, 2017
US and Japan Hold Naval Drill Off Guam
The U.S. Navy and Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF) are holding an bilateral training exercise this week.
US and Japan Hold Naval Drill Off Guam
The Power of Ports: China’s Maritime March
March 08, 2017
The Power of Ports: China’s Maritime March
Insights from Sam Beatson.
The Power of Ports: China’s Maritime March
Pakistan Super League: Sports Vs. Extremism
March 07, 2017
Pakistan Super League: Sports Vs. Extremism
The enthusiasm for the return of cricket to Pakistan can be harnessed to improve the country's future.
Pakistan Super League: Sports Vs. Extremism
Hosting the Pakistan Super League Final in Lahore Is an Embarrassment
March 03, 2017
Hosting the Pakistan Super League Final in Lahore Is an Embarrassment
The decision defies all logic and only demonstrates how unsafe Pakistan continues to be.
Hosting the Pakistan Super League Final in Lahore Is an Embarrassment
Sri Lanka: Back in the Spotlight at the Human Rights Council
March 03, 2017
Sri Lanka: Back in the Spotlight at the Human Rights Council
Colombo’s performance comes under heightened scrutiny.
Sri Lanka: Back in the Spotlight at the Human Rights Council
3 Areas of Opportunity for the US-India Relationship
March 02, 2017
3 Areas of Opportunity for the US-India Relationship
Key priorities for the Trump administration as it engages with India.
3 Areas of Opportunity for the US-India Relationship
The Chinese Navy's Djibouti Base: A 'Support Facility' or Something More?
February 27, 2017
The Chinese Navy's Djibouti Base: A 'Support Facility' or Something More?
China says its facility in Djibouti will amount to little more than a "support facility."
The Chinese Navy's Djibouti Base: A 'Support Facility' or Something More?
North Korea: How to Lose Friends and Alienate People
February 24, 2017
North Korea: How to Lose Friends and Alienate People
North Korea doesn't seem all that eager to keep ties warm with China and Malaysia, two of its few friends.
North Korea: How to Lose Friends and Alienate People
Good News: After 17 Years, Uzbek Journalist Released
February 23, 2017
Good News: After 17 Years, Uzbek Journalist Released
Muhammad Bekjanov was one of the world's longest-imprisoned journalists.
Good News: After 17 Years, Uzbek Journalist Released
Pakistan Still Eying JF-17 Thunder Fighter Sale to Sri Lanka
February 23, 2017
Pakistan Still Eying JF-17 Thunder Fighter Sale to Sri Lanka
Pakistan is trying to convince Sri Lanka to purchase the JF-17 fighter jet, despite Indian pressure.
Pakistan Still Eying JF-17 Thunder Fighter Sale to Sri Lanka
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