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Sri Lanka: Sovereignty Compromised
September 09, 2017
Sri Lanka: Sovereignty Compromised
Colombo’s attempt to balance India and China has proved futile.
Sri Lanka: Sovereignty Compromised
Sri Lanka's Debt and China’s Money
August 16, 2017
Sri Lanka's Debt and China’s Money
Faced with difficult choices, Sri Lanka has to hope China’s Belt and Road can bring prosperity.
Sri Lanka's Debt and China’s Money
China and Sri Lanka: Between a Dream and a Nightmare
November 18, 2016
China and Sri Lanka: Between a Dream and a Nightmare
Colombo is realizing the unintended strategic consequences of closer ties with Beijing.
China and Sri Lanka: Between a Dream and a Nightmare
Is the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor a 21st Century East India Company?
November 11, 2016
Is the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor a 21st Century East India Company?
A closer look at the hidden dangers CPEC could bring for Pakistan.
Is the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor a 21st Century East India Company?
Where Is the 'String of Pearls' in 2015?
October 05, 2015
Where Is the 'String of Pearls' in 2015?
Chinese military installations in the Indian Ocean are still a possibility, not a certainty.
Where Is the 'String of Pearls' in 2015?
‘Blue-Water’ Navies in the Indian Ocean Region
January 21, 2015
‘Blue-Water’ Navies in the Indian Ocean Region
What Indian and Chinese positions on their “blue-water” status says about strategy in the IOR.
‘Blue-Water’ Navies in the Indian Ocean Region
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
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?
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