A Game Changer for China and India in Sri Lanka?
January 25, 2015
A Game Changer for China and India in Sri Lanka?
India may be celebrating the election result in Sri Lanka, but China is in the region for the long haul.
A Game Changer for China and India in Sri Lanka?
Look Back to Move Forward: Advice to the New Sri Lanka President
January 15, 2015
Look Back to Move Forward: Advice to the New Sri Lanka President
Sri Lanka has a real chance to move on from its troubled past.
Look Back to Move Forward: Advice to the New Sri Lanka President
In Sri Lanka, an Opportunity for National Reconciliation
January 14, 2015
In Sri Lanka, an Opportunity for National Reconciliation
Maithripala Sirisena's ascent presents an historic opportunity for democratic rejuvenation in Sri Lanka.
In Sri Lanka, an Opportunity for National Reconciliation
Sri Lanka: A Surprising Blow for Democracy
January 13, 2015
Sri Lanka: A Surprising Blow for Democracy
Voters end an apparent slide towards dictatorship, and confound Beijing’s plans for the region.
Sri Lanka: A Surprising Blow for Democracy
China, India, and Sri Lanka’s Change of Guard
January 12, 2015
China, India, and Sri Lanka’s Change of Guard
Sri Lanka's surprising election result will have complex effects on the India-China-Sri Lanka strategic triangle.
China, India, and Sri Lanka’s Change of Guard
Sri Lanka's Election Upset: Causes and Effects
January 10, 2015
Sri Lanka's Election Upset: Causes and Effects
Maithripala Sirisena was sworn in as Sri Lankan president after upsetting Mahinda Rajapaksa in national elections.
Sri Lanka's Election Upset: Causes and Effects
Sri Lanka: A Free and Fair Election?
January 08, 2015
Sri Lanka: A Free and Fair Election?
In theory, today’s vote should be a close contest. Whether the election is free and fair is another question.
Sri Lanka: A Free and Fair Election?
China, India and the Sri Lanka Elections
January 05, 2015
China, India and the Sri Lanka Elections
India has ceded influence in Sri Lanka to China. Could the upcoming election change that?
China, India and the Sri Lanka Elections
Rethinking the Pope’s Sri Lanka Visit
January 01, 2015
Rethinking the Pope’s Sri Lanka Visit
Would a papal visit so soon after the election be such a bad thing?
Rethinking the Pope’s Sri Lanka Visit
Sri Lanka’s Presidential Election Heats Up
December 22, 2014
Sri Lanka’s Presidential Election Heats Up
Incumbent Rajapaska is still the frontrunner, but high-level defections are cause for concern.
Sri Lanka’s Presidential Election Heats Up
The High-Stakes Battle for Sri Lanka’s Presidency
December 15, 2014
The High-Stakes Battle for Sri Lanka’s Presidency
An invigorated opposition presents a challenge for Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa.
The High-Stakes Battle for Sri Lanka’s Presidency
Sri Lanka’s Presidential Race Gets Interesting
November 28, 2014
Sri Lanka’s Presidential Race Gets Interesting
High-level defections are troubling developments for President Mahinda Rajapaksa.
Sri Lanka’s Presidential Race Gets Interesting
Sri Lanka to Hold Early Presidential Elections
October 30, 2014
Sri Lanka to Hold Early Presidential Elections
Sri Lanka's President Mahinda Rajapaksa will seek a third term in office, despite constitutional ambiguities.
Sri Lanka to Hold Early Presidential Elections
Sri Lanka Imposes Foreigner Travel Restrictions to Northern Province
October 24, 2014
Sri Lanka Imposes Foreigner Travel Restrictions to Northern Province
Sri Lanka may be concerned that human rights investigators could pose as tourists.
Sri Lanka Imposes Foreigner Travel Restrictions to Northern Province
Sri Lanka’s Northern Reboot
October 20, 2014
Sri Lanka’s Northern Reboot
To fully integrate into the nation, the Tamil-majority Northern Province will need some political good faith.
Sri Lanka’s Northern Reboot
Sri Lanka: Export Powerhouse?
July 10, 2014
Sri Lanka: Export Powerhouse?
For the country’s working and middle classes, the Hambantota port development will have important consequences.
Sri Lanka: Export Powerhouse?
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