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Modi’s Second Term Foreign Policy Kicks off With a Neighborhood Focus
June 11, 2019
Modi’s Second Term Foreign Policy Kicks off With a Neighborhood Focus
“Neighborhood first” is here to stay under Modi 2.0.
Modi’s Second Term Foreign Policy Kicks off With a Neighborhood Focus
India, Sri Lanka Agree to Step Up Anti-Terrorism Efforts
June 10, 2019
India, Sri Lanka Agree to Step Up Anti-Terrorism Efforts
The two sides increase cooperation after Narendra Modi’s reelection in India.
India, Sri Lanka Agree to Step Up Anti-Terrorism Efforts
India, Sri Lanka Conclude Agreement on Countering Drug and Human Trafficking
April 09, 2019
India, Sri Lanka Conclude Agreement on Countering Drug and Human Trafficking
Drugs and human trafficking were at the center of recent talks.
India, Sri Lanka Conclude Agreement on Countering Drug and Human Trafficking
Sri Lanka: Caught in an Indo-China ‘Great Game’?
February 23, 2019
Sri Lanka: Caught in an Indo-China ‘Great Game’?
A blueprint for Sri Lanka’s foreign policy.
Sri Lanka: Caught in an Indo-China ‘Great Game’?
South Asia’s Cyclical Geopolitical Trends Likely to Continue in 2019
January 10, 2019
South Asia’s Cyclical Geopolitical Trends Likely to Continue in 2019
India will have to remain nimble and responsive in its neighborhood.
South Asia’s Cyclical Geopolitical Trends Likely to Continue in 2019
Mani Shankar Aiyar on India and Changing Dynamics in South Asia
January 10, 2019
Mani Shankar Aiyar on India and Changing Dynamics in South Asia
“India needs to make South Asia the most important focus of our foreign policy.”
Mani Shankar Aiyar on India and Changing Dynamics in South Asia
Asian Rivalries and the Sri Lankan Constitutional Crisis
October 31, 2018
Asian Rivalries and the Sri Lankan Constitutional Crisis
India must not err too far on the side of caution as events play out in Sri Lanka.
Asian Rivalries and the Sri Lankan Constitutional Crisis
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?
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