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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
India and Sri Lanka in Antiquity
September 18, 2016
India and Sri Lanka in Antiquity
Geographic proximity meant that the histories of India and Sri Lanka were intertwined.
India and Sri Lanka in Antiquity
China's Jewel in the Heart of the Indian Ocean
May 09, 2016
China's Jewel in the Heart of the Indian Ocean
The Colombo Port City project was conceived by Sri Lanka, but is now an almost 100 percent Chinese undertaking.
China's Jewel in the Heart of the Indian Ocean
Interview: Patrick Mendis
April 30, 2016
Interview: Patrick Mendis
A discussion of Sri Lanka’s foreign policy under President Maithripala Sirisena
Interview: Patrick Mendis
Narendra Modi’s Foreign Policy: Hits and Misses of 2015
January 06, 2016
Narendra Modi’s Foreign Policy: Hits and Misses of 2015
It was a big year in Indian foreign policy. How did the PM perform?
Narendra Modi’s Foreign Policy: Hits and Misses of 2015
 Colombo’s Military Build-Up: A Strategy of Deterrence
December 30, 2015
Colombo’s Military Build-Up: A Strategy of Deterrence
What might explain the recent increase in defense spending?
Colombo’s Military Build-Up: A Strategy of Deterrence
Sri Lankan Elections: Rajapaksa Falls Short, Wickremsinghe Surges to Near Majority
August 18, 2015
Sri Lankan Elections: Rajapaksa Falls Short, Wickremsinghe Surges to Near Majority
In Sri Lanka's parliamentary vote, former president Rajapaksa falls short of a comeback, leaving the incumbent in place.
Sri Lankan Elections: Rajapaksa Falls Short, Wickremsinghe Surges to Near Majority
Sri Lanka: Balancing Ties Between China and the West
May 26, 2015
Sri Lanka: Balancing Ties Between China and the West
The country’s foreign policy has shifted significantly since the elections. Will that continue?
Sri Lanka: Balancing Ties Between China and the West
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