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Sri Lanka’s Constitutional Crisis: The Geopolitical Dimension
October 30, 2018
Sri Lanka’s Constitutional Crisis: The Geopolitical Dimension
The sacking of Sri Lanka’s prime minister bodes poorly for India and the US, but is a welcome sign for China.
Sri Lanka’s Constitutional Crisis: The Geopolitical Dimension
Sri Lanka‘s Spiral Into Constitutional Crisis Shows No Sign of a Reversal
October 30, 2018
Sri Lanka‘s Spiral Into Constitutional Crisis Shows No Sign of a Reversal
The situation in Sri Lanka is likely to get worse as the president and two claimants to the prime minister's office stand their ground.
Sri Lanka‘s Spiral Into Constitutional Crisis Shows No Sign of a Reversal
Sri Lanka, the Indian Ocean, and the New Era of Great Power Competition
October 29, 2018
Sri Lanka, the Indian Ocean, and the New Era of Great Power Competition
How will Sri Lanka manage a new era in the Indian Ocean?
Sri Lanka, the Indian Ocean, and the New Era of Great Power Competition
China Expands Its Footprint in Sri Lanka
September 11, 2018
China Expands Its Footprint in Sri Lanka
China is moving into new geographical areas of Sri Lanka, where Indian influence has traditionally been strongest.
China Expands Its Footprint in Sri Lanka
Sri Lanka’s Strategy for Regional Security
July 19, 2018
Sri Lanka’s Strategy for Regional Security
As geopolitical competition intensifies in the Indian Ocean, Sri Lanka’s best strategy is to stand for a rules-based order.
Sri Lanka’s Strategy for Regional Security
Grading India's Neighborhood Diplomacy
January 01, 2018
Grading India's Neighborhood Diplomacy
A report card on Modi’s “neighborhood first” approach to foreign policy.
Grading India's Neighborhood Diplomacy
India’s Regional Power Credentials Under Threat by China
November 24, 2017
India’s Regional Power Credentials Under Threat by China
In both Maldives and Sri Lanka, China has been chipping away at Indian influence.
India’s Regional Power Credentials Under Threat by China
China Buys Hambantota Port: Should India Be Concerned?
July 29, 2017
China Buys Hambantota Port: Should India Be Concerned?
The deal assuaged some Indian concerns, but China's economic dominance over Sri Lanka is still a worry.
China Buys Hambantota Port: Should India Be Concerned?
Can International Litigation Solve the India-Sri Lanka Fishing Dispute?
July 14, 2017
Can International Litigation Solve the India-Sri Lanka Fishing Dispute?
Sri Lanka accuses Indian fishermen of illegally trawling its side of the Palk Strait.
Can International Litigation Solve the India-Sri Lanka Fishing Dispute?
New Delhi’s Indian Ocean Outreach
June 01, 2017
New Delhi’s Indian Ocean Outreach
India’s recent outreach to Sri Lanka and Mauritius suggest renewed focus on the Indian Ocean region.
New Delhi’s Indian Ocean Outreach
India and China’s Tug of War Over Sri Lanka
May 23, 2017
India and China’s Tug of War Over Sri Lanka
India sets out to check China’s efforts to turn the island into a maritime hub on its "Belt and Road."
India and China’s Tug of War Over Sri Lanka
India Could Do More for Sri Lanka’s Tamils
February 22, 2017
India Could Do More for Sri Lanka’s Tamils
There are multiple ways that New Delhi could ameliorate the circumstances of Sri Lankan Tamils.
India Could Do More for Sri Lanka’s Tamils
India, Sri Lanka Revisit Palk Strait Fishing Dispute in Ministerial Talks
January 03, 2017
India, Sri Lanka Revisit Palk Strait Fishing Dispute in Ministerial Talks
India agreed to crack down on bottom trawling, an environmentally destructive and unsustainable fishing practice.
India, Sri Lanka Revisit Palk Strait Fishing Dispute in Ministerial Talks
Sri Lanka’s Quest for Strategic Prominence in the Indian Ocean
December 09, 2016
Sri Lanka’s Quest for Strategic Prominence in the Indian Ocean
At the Galle Dialogue, Sri Lanka tries to carve out a role for itself in the South Asian littorals.
Sri Lanka’s Quest for Strategic Prominence in the Indian Ocean
SAARC Is Dead; Long Live SAARC
November 05, 2016
SAARC Is Dead; Long Live SAARC
Why the cancellation of the 19th SAARC summit could mean new life for the regional grouping.
SAARC Is Dead; Long Live SAARC
China, Sri Lankan Set to Finalize Agreements For Hambantota Port Phase 2
October 31, 2016
China, Sri Lankan Set to Finalize Agreements For Hambantota Port Phase 2
China and Sri Lanka are expected to move forward on Hambantota port in November 2016.
China, Sri Lankan Set to Finalize Agreements For Hambantota Port Phase 2
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