July 30, 2021
Are Pakistan-Sri Lanka Ties Emerging From India’s Shadow?
By Kunwar Khuldune Shahid
From Imran Khan's visit to stronger trade ties, Pakistan's much-touted shift from geopolitics to geoeconomics is on display in Sri Lanka.
July 23, 2021
What Does a Taliban Government Mean for the Rest of South Asia?
By Aditya Gowdara Shivamurthy
Countries like Bangladesh, the Maldives, and Sri Lanka could see intensified terrorism thanks to links with the Taliban.
June 15, 2021
Poor Access to Safe Abortions Is Killing South Asian Women
By Bansari Kamdar
Even in countries where abortion is legal, access to safe abortions remains challenging
June 07, 2021
After Container Ship Fire, Sri Lanka Faces Environmental Catastrophe
By Sudha Ramachandran
Hazardous chemicals, plastic micro-pellets, and now an oil spill -- the sinking X-Press Pearl has done incalculable damage to Sri Lanka's coast and waters.
June 04, 2021
Spotlight on Sri Lanka’s Women-Headed Households Affected by COVID-19
By Lihini Ratwatte
A quarter of households in Sri Lanka are headed by women, yet there is no comprehensive national strategy to address their needs, particularly during times of crisis like the COVID-19 pandemic.
June 02, 2021
Sri Lanka Police Investigate Fire on Ship off Colombo
By Bharatha Mallawarachi
The fire on the cargo ship, which has raged for 12 days, threatens an environmental catastrophe.
May 26, 2021
Sri Lanka’s Problem With Women in Power
By Lihini Ratwatte
The first woman to be appointed as a deputy inspector general of police was removed from office just six months later.
May 18, 2021
Sri Lanka Teaches the World How Not to Respond to COVID-19
By Kalani Kumarasinghe
Bungled communications and ethnic profiling have become hallmarks of Sri Lanka's pandemic response.
May 07, 2021
China in Sri Lanka: The Colombo Port Conundrum
By Rajeswari Pillai Rajagopalan
Sri Lanka’s Parliament postponed discussion of a bill regarding Colombo Port City, but it is expected to pass.
May 01, 2021
The Economics of the China-India-Sri Lanka Triangle
By Umesh Moramudali
Sri Lanka’s struggle to balance been China and India has a strong economic dimension.
April 23, 2021
Remembering Bishop Rayappu Joseph: A Tireless Campaigner for Justice in Sri Lanka
By Jeevethan Selvachandran
Bishop Joseph spent his life advocating for peace and justice for Sri Lanka’s Tamils.
April 09, 2021
Sri Lankan Muslims Fear Speaking Out
By Tasnim Nazeer
A crackdown on dissenting voices -- those denouncing Islamophobia and criticizing the government -- has Sri Lanka’s Muslims afraid to speak out.