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A New Era for India-Sri Lanka Relations?
February 26, 2015
A New Era for India-Sri Lanka Relations?
A recent visit has encouraged optimism, but India will struggle to counter China’s influence.
A New Era for India-Sri Lanka Relations?
Sri Lanka: Hope for Minorities?
February 03, 2015
Sri Lanka: Hope for Minorities?
Any optimism felt by the country’s beleaguered minorities remains tempered.
Sri Lanka: Hope for Minorities?
Sri Lanka’s Uncertain Road Ahead
January 27, 2015
Sri Lanka’s Uncertain Road Ahead
An increasingly authoritarian president is ousted, but the road ahead is uncertain.
Sri Lanka’s Uncertain Road Ahead
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?
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 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
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: 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?
Sri Lanka: Waffling India Faces Tough Decision
March 25, 2014
Sri Lanka: Waffling India Faces Tough Decision
Whichever way it votes on an upcoming UNHRC resolution on Sri Lanka, India will offend key constituents.
Sri Lanka: Waffling India Faces Tough Decision
Sri Lanka’s Growing Links with China
March 06, 2014
Sri Lanka’s Growing Links with China
Trade, investment and a strategic Indian Ocean location bring the two countries closer together.
Sri Lanka’s Growing Links with China
Sri Lanka: Tamil Struggle Continues
December 02, 2013
Sri Lanka: Tamil Struggle Continues
With the Rajapaksa regime intransigent, Tamils hope that foreign pressure can provide the impetus for change.
Sri Lanka: Tamil Struggle Continues
Sri Lanka: Engaging the Diaspora
November 16, 2013
Sri Lanka: Engaging the Diaspora
A robust policy on diaspora engagement remains critical to domestic stability and international relations in postwar Sri Lanka.
Sri Lanka: Engaging the Diaspora
CHOGM 2013: Challenge or Opportunity for Sri Lanka?
October 24, 2013
CHOGM 2013: Challenge or Opportunity for Sri Lanka?
The government needs to seize the opportunities offered by the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting.
CHOGM 2013: Challenge or Opportunity for Sri Lanka?
Sri Lanka’s Muslims in the Cross Hairs
September 11, 2013
Sri Lanka’s Muslims in the Cross Hairs
Turning their attention from Tamils, Sinhala-Buddhist nationalists are now targeting the island’s Muslim minority.
Sri Lanka’s Muslims in the Cross Hairs
In Sri Lanka, Will Mass Grave Case Be Buried?
July 30, 2013
In Sri Lanka, Will Mass Grave Case Be Buried?
Evidence of torture and killing bring the president’s brother under scrutiny.
In Sri Lanka, Will Mass Grave Case Be Buried?
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
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