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Modi Regaining Lost Opportunities in the Maldives and Sri Lanka
June 14, 2019
Modi Regaining Lost Opportunities in the Maldives and Sri Lanka
India is once again presented with an opportunity to expand its military influence in the region.
Modi Regaining Lost Opportunities in the Maldives and Sri Lanka
Is China’s Belt and Road Initiative Undermining Human Rights?
June 07, 2019
Is China’s Belt and Road Initiative Undermining Human Rights?
The BRI has provided much-needed development, but it has also generated more authoritarianism.
Is China’s Belt and Road Initiative Undermining Human Rights?
Under Pressure in the West, Huawei Looks to South Asia
May 31, 2019
Under Pressure in the West, Huawei Looks to South Asia
China's Huawei may be on the backfoot in the West, but South Asia remains a massive, ripe, market.
Under Pressure in the West, Huawei Looks to South Asia
A Decade Without Justice for Sri Lanka’s Tamils
May 17, 2019
A Decade Without Justice for Sri Lanka’s Tamils
May 18 is an important reminder that while the country’s armed conflict may have ended, the search for elusive justice continues.
A Decade Without Justice for Sri Lanka’s Tamils
2 Arrested After Clash in Sri Lanka Town Hit by Easter Blast
May 07, 2019
2 Arrested After Clash in Sri Lanka Town Hit by Easter Blast
On Sunday evening, mostly Catholic attackers stoned and vandalized Muslim-owned shops.
2 Arrested After Clash in Sri Lanka Town Hit by Easter Blast
China in South Asia: Loan Shark or Lender of Last Resort?
May 06, 2019
China in South Asia: Loan Shark or Lender of Last Resort?
Is it accurate to characterize China’s lending practices in South Asia as predatory?
China in South Asia: Loan Shark or Lender of Last Resort?
Religious Repression and the Easter Attacks: The Hidden Connection
April 30, 2019
Religious Repression and the Easter Attacks: The Hidden Connection
Religious repression is one of the most important motivators of faith-based terrorism.
Religious Repression and the Easter Attacks: The Hidden Connection
From the Ruins of the Caliphate: Sri Lanka’s Bloody Easter
April 26, 2019
From the Ruins of the Caliphate: Sri Lanka’s Bloody Easter
Don't let the Islamic State connection overshadow the local factors that fed into the attack.
From the Ruins of the Caliphate: Sri Lanka’s Bloody Easter
The Easter Bombings in Sri Lanka Foreshadow a Regional Challenge
April 24, 2019
The Easter Bombings in Sri Lanka Foreshadow a Regional Challenge
The shocking Easter Day terror attacks in Sri Lanka underscore a regional problem.
The Easter Bombings in Sri Lanka Foreshadow a Regional Challenge
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’?
Asanga Abeyagoonasekera on Sri Lanka's Foreign Policy Challenges
February 12, 2019
Asanga Abeyagoonasekera on Sri Lanka's Foreign Policy Challenges
The Diplomat talks with Asanga Abeyagoonasekera about the future trajectory of Sri Lanka’s foreign policy challenges.
Asanga Abeyagoonasekera on Sri Lanka's Foreign Policy Challenges
Rajapaksa’s Town: A Visit to Hambantota
January 09, 2019
Rajapaksa’s Town: A Visit to Hambantota
A look at developments in the stronghold of Mahinda Rajapaksa’s southern region of Hambantota.
Rajapaksa’s Town: A Visit to Hambantota
Sri Lanka Still Hunting for Its ‘Disappeared’
December 20, 2018
Sri Lanka Still Hunting for Its ‘Disappeared’
A culture of impunity – especially for “war heroes” – persists in Sri Lanka.
Sri Lanka Still Hunting for Its ‘Disappeared’
How Sri Lankans Are Resisting Rajapaksa's Soft Coup Attempt
December 05, 2018
How Sri Lankans Are Resisting Rajapaksa's Soft Coup Attempt
Even as the country's constitutional crisis persists, Mahinda Rajapaksa's base of support may be waning.
How Sri Lankans Are Resisting Rajapaksa's Soft Coup Attempt
Sri Lanka's Constitutional Crisis: Rajapaksa's Dark Past Shapes the Present
November 03, 2018
Sri Lanka's Constitutional Crisis: Rajapaksa's Dark Past Shapes the Present
The island nation’s democracy is in big trouble.
Sri Lanka's Constitutional Crisis: Rajapaksa's Dark Past Shapes the Present
Sri Lanka's Constitutional Crisis: Where It Came From and How It'll Affect Regional Geopolitics
October 31, 2018
Sri Lanka's Constitutional Crisis: Where It Came From and How It'll Affect Regional Geopolitics
How did Sri Lanka find itself in a crisis and how will it affect its foreign policy?
Sri Lanka's Constitutional Crisis: Where It Came From and How It'll Affect Regional Geopolitics
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