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Sri Lanka to Remove Barriers to Women Rising to Top Roles in Military

Sri Lanka to Remove Barriers to Women Rising to Top Roles in Military

By Rathindra Kuruwita
As Sri Lanka gears up for the future, fostering gender inclusivity within its defense apparatus stands central to its strategic vision.
How Is Sri Lanka Navigating Its IMF Bailout Program?

How Is Sri Lanka Navigating Its IMF Bailout Program?

By Tharindu Udayanga Kamburawala
Examining Sri Lanka’s approach to fiscal targets and SOE reforms amid continued economic turbulence.

Are Pro-LTTE Elements Trying to Revive the Eelam Movement?

Are Pro-LTTE Elements Trying to Revive the Eelam Movement?

By Rathindra Kuruwita
A deep-fake video of a woman identifying as Tiger Chief Velupillai Prabhakaran’s daughter went viral recently.

China Seeks an Image Makeover in Sri Lanka

China Seeks an Image Makeover in Sri Lanka

By Rathindra Kuruwita
To project itself as a more benevolent power, it is providing dry rations to Sri Lankans.

What Swirls Beneath Research Activity of Chinese Ships in the Indian Ocean?

What Swirls Beneath Research Activity of Chinese Ships in the Indian Ocean?

By Rathindra Kuruwita
Collection of oceanic data will provide China with information about seabed resources and also help it prepare for submarine warfare.
US Plans to Build a $553 Million Terminal at Sri Lanka’s Colombo Port

US Plans to Build a $553 Million Terminal at Sri Lanka’s Colombo Port

By Bharatha Mallawarachi and Didi Tang
This is part of Washington’s efforts to compete with China’s rising influence in the Indo-Pacific and South Asia.

A Tale of 3 Nations: Debt Restructuring in Ghana, Zambia, and Sri Lanka

A Tale of 3 Nations: Debt Restructuring in Ghana, Zambia, and Sri Lanka

By Dilmini Hasintha Abeyrathne
What three different countries can tell us about the global debt problem – and China’s role in both debt distress and debt relief.
Sri Lanka Allows a Chinese Research Ship to Dock at Colombo

Sri Lanka Allows a Chinese Research Ship to Dock at Colombo

By Bharatha Mallawarachi
The vessel had been expected to conduct research with Sri Lankan state institutions, but permission was granted only for replenishment.

Rohan Gunaratna on the Roots of Sri Lanka’s Deadly Easter Sunday Attacks

Rohan Gunaratna on the Roots of Sri Lanka’s Deadly Easter Sunday Attacks

By Shannon Tiezzi
The counterterrorism expert and author of “Sri Lanka’s Easter Sunday Massacre: Lessons for the International Community” explains how religious extremism manifested in Sri Lanka's deadliest terror attack.

Is Sri Lanka’s Wickremesinghe Pivoting to China?

Is Sri Lanka’s Wickremesinghe Pivoting to China?

By Rathindra Kuruwita
A deal with Huawei Technologies, which is blacklisted in the United States, is unlikely to please the Americans.

Sri Lanka Reaches Agreement With China’s EXIM Bank on Debt

Sri Lanka Reaches Agreement With China’s EXIM Bank on Debt

By Krishan Francis
This is a key step toward securing the next installment of a $2.9 billion package from the IMF.
Al-Aqsa Storm: Lessons for South Asia

Al-Aqsa Storm: Lessons for South Asia

By Nilanthan Niruthan
For South Asia in particular – a region plagued with insurgency and cross-border tension for several decades – Hamas' devastating attack on Israel presents numerous lessons in warfare. 

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