With UN War Crimes Report Delay, Sri Lanka Must Deliver on Post-War Accountability
February 18, 2015
With UN War Crimes Report Delay, Sri Lanka Must Deliver on Post-War Accountability
The Sri Lankan government has successfully bid for a delay in the release of a U.N. HRC report on alleged war crimes.
With UN War Crimes Report Delay, Sri Lanka Must Deliver on Post-War Accountability
Sri Lanka to Go Ahead With Chinese Port Project
February 07, 2015
Sri Lanka to Go Ahead With Chinese Port Project
Contrary to the new Sri Lankan government's pre-election posturing, plans for Chinese projects in Sri Lanka remain on track.
Sri Lanka to Go Ahead With Chinese Port Project
Sri Lanka Sacks Military Governor in Tamil-Majority North
January 16, 2015
Sri Lanka Sacks Military Governor in Tamil-Majority North
Sri Lanka has replaced the ex-military governor of the country's Tamil-majority north with a civilian.
Sri Lanka Sacks Military Governor in Tamil-Majority North
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 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
China Pushes 'Maritime Silk Road' in South, Southeast Asia
September 17, 2014
China Pushes 'Maritime Silk Road' in South, Southeast Asia
The MSR is embraced by Sri Lanka and the Maldives, but may hit a snag over South China Sea tensions.
China Pushes 'Maritime Silk Road' in South, Southeast Asia
China Courts Sri Lanka
September 16, 2014
China Courts Sri Lanka
China and Sri Lanka will conclude over 20 agreements during Xi Jinping's visit to Colombo.
China Courts Sri Lanka
The Rise of Buddhist Nationalism in Sri Lanka
July 09, 2014
The Rise of Buddhist Nationalism in Sri Lanka
Sri Lanka must come to terms with the dangers of majoritarian violence against Muslims.
The Rise of Buddhist Nationalism in Sri Lanka
Modi Reaches Out to SAARC Leaders Ahead of Swearing-In as Prime Minister
May 22, 2014
Modi Reaches Out to SAARC Leaders Ahead of Swearing-In as Prime Minister
Narendra Modi has chosen to invite regional leaders to his swearing-in as Prime Minister.
Modi Reaches Out to SAARC Leaders Ahead of Swearing-In as Prime Minister
India and Sri Lanka: Playing the Long Game?
March 31, 2014
India and Sri Lanka: Playing the Long Game?
Indian policy towards Sri Lanka is caught between the national interest and serving domestic interest groups.
India and Sri Lanka: Playing the Long Game?
Iran Deploys Submarine to India & Sri Lanka
November 21, 2013
Iran Deploys Submarine to India & Sri Lanka
A submarine-escorted naval fleet set sail from southern Iran for Mumbai and Colombo on Wednesday.
Iran Deploys Submarine to India & Sri Lanka
India's CHOGM 2013 Strategic Blunder
November 15, 2013
India's CHOGM 2013 Strategic Blunder
Singh’s decision not to go is injurious to India’s national interest.
India's CHOGM 2013 Strategic Blunder
Democracy at Last for Sri Lanka’s Northern Province?
September 30, 2013
Democracy at Last for Sri Lanka’s Northern Province?
The elections in Sri Lanka’s north suggest that democracy is slowly taking root on the island.
Democracy at Last for Sri Lanka’s Northern Province?
Sri Lankan Police Apologize for Mass “Buddhist” Dog Weddings
August 28, 2013
Sri Lankan Police Apologize for Mass “Buddhist” Dog Weddings
A publicity stunt went awry in Sri Lanka, invoking the ire of the nation’s culture ministry.
Sri Lankan Police Apologize for Mass “Buddhist” Dog Weddings
Sri Lanka Under the Microscope
August 26, 2013
Sri Lanka Under the Microscope
The international community has been pushing for progress on human rights in Sri Lanka. Time may be running out.
Sri Lanka Under the Microscope
When Buddhists Turn Nasty
August 06, 2013
When Buddhists Turn Nasty
Muslims face violence in Burma and Sri Lanka. Charu Lata Hogg asks why.
When Buddhists Turn Nasty
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