March 02, 2019
China’s Vision for the Belt and Road in South Asia
By Antara Ghosal Singh
What progress has the BRI made in South Asia thus far?
September 11, 2018
China Expands Its Footprint in Sri Lanka
By Sudha Ramachandran
China is moving into new geographical areas of Sri Lanka, where Indian influence has traditionally been strongest.
January 24, 2018
Japan Claims a Stake in Sri Lanka’s Ports
By Lasanda Kurukulasuriya
Sri Lanka is caught between the need for foreign investment and the risk of being the object of a great power tug-of-war.
November 24, 2017
India’s Regional Power Credentials Under Threat by China
By Ana Pararajasingham
In both Maldives and Sri Lanka, China has been chipping away at Indian influence.
July 29, 2017
China Buys Hambantota Port: Should India Be Concerned?
By Narayani Basu
The deal assuaged some Indian concerns, but China's economic dominance over Sri Lanka is still a worry.
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."