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
Changing the India-U.S. Scenario
May 23, 2013
Changing the India-U.S. Scenario
In Indian Ocean geopolitics, the U.S. pursues its own interests. India should do the same.
Changing the India-U.S. Scenario
Sri Lanka Continues to Strangle the Press
April 06, 2013
Sri Lanka Continues to Strangle the Press
The BBC has ceased broadcasting in Sri Lanka, another sign of the deterioration of press freedom.
Sri Lanka Continues to Strangle the Press
As Sri Lanka’s Economy Grows, Commercial Disputes Heat Up
March 30, 2013
As Sri Lanka’s Economy Grows, Commercial Disputes Heat Up
For most Sri Lankans, resolving disputes through the nation’s formal courts is not an option. Can community mediation boards fill the void?
As Sri Lanka’s Economy Grows, Commercial Disputes Heat Up
The Democratization of India's Foreign Policy
March 22, 2013
The Democratization of India's Foreign Policy
India’s vote for Sri Lanka to have a war crimes investigation reveals the public’s sway over foreign affairs.
The Democratization of India's Foreign Policy
India and Sri Lanka's Civil War
December 29, 2012
India and Sri Lanka's Civil War
India’s relationship with Sri Lanka is complex. Nonetheless, New Delhi could have a role to play in uncovering a difficult past.
India and Sri Lanka's Civil War
Sri Lanka: War is Over but Tensions Run High
December 13, 2012
Sri Lanka: War is Over but Tensions Run High
Three years after the Tamil Tiger’s defeat, the underlying issues that caused Sri Lanka’s civil war are once again coming to a head.
Sri Lanka: War is Over but Tensions Run High
An Independence Day Reflection
August 15, 2012
An Independence Day Reflection
Sixty-five years ago, India celebrated independence. While great strides have been made, the potential of its democracy remains unfulfilled.
An Independence Day Reflection
Sri Lanka's Fragile Gains In The Balance
August 02, 2012
Sri Lanka's Fragile Gains In The Balance
Much progress has been made since the end of its civil war but ethnic tensions remain.
Sri Lanka's Fragile Gains In The Balance
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