May 18, 2022
Sri Lanka’s Meltdown Puts China’s Strategic Influence in Jeopardy
By Mohamed Zeeshan
The decline of the Rajapaksas has adversely hit Chinese fortunes in the Indian Ocean island and sullied its image among other Belt and Road partners.
October 14, 2020
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo Likely to Visit Sri Lanka Amid China’s Renewed Push There
By Prarthana Basu
Pompeo’s trip would come weeks after a high-level Chinese delegation visited the country.
September 29, 2020
Modi and Rajapaksa Meet Virtually Amid Sustained Complications in India-Sri Lanka Ties
By Sudha Ramachandran
The Rajapaksa brothers have the better hand in the bilateral relationship.
May 23, 2017
India and China’s Tug of War Over Sri Lanka
By Yigal Chazan
India sets out to check China’s efforts to turn the island into a maritime hub on its "Belt and Road."
November 18, 2016
China and Sri Lanka: Between a Dream and a Nightmare
By Jeff M. Smith
Colombo is realizing the unintended strategic consequences of closer ties with Beijing.