May 31, 2019
Under Pressure in the West, Huawei Looks to South Asia
By Sabena Siddiqui
China's Huawei may be on the backfoot in the West, but South Asia remains a massive, ripe, market.
May 17, 2019
A Decade Without Justice for Sri Lanka’s Tamils
By Anjali Manivannan
May 18 is an important reminder that while the country’s armed conflict may have ended, the search for elusive justice continues.
May 07, 2019
2 Arrested After Clash in Sri Lanka Town Hit by Easter Blast
By Eranga Jayawardena
On Sunday evening, mostly Catholic attackers stoned and vandalized Muslim-owned shops.
May 06, 2019
China in South Asia: Loan Shark or Lender of Last Resort?
By Akhil Ramesh
Is it accurate to characterize China’s lending practices in South Asia as predatory?
April 30, 2019
Religious Repression and the Easter Attacks: The Hidden Connection
By Nilay Saiya
Religious repression is one of the most important motivators of faith-based terrorism.
April 26, 2019
From the Ruins of the Caliphate: Sri Lanka’s Bloody Easter
By Siddharthya Roy and Stephanie Rose Justin
Don't let the Islamic State connection overshadow the local factors that fed into the attack.
April 24, 2019
The Easter Bombings in Sri Lanka Foreshadow a Regional Challenge
By Harsh V. Pant
The shocking Easter Day terror attacks in Sri Lanka underscore a regional problem.
February 23, 2019
Sri Lanka: Caught in an Indo-China ‘Great Game’?
By Shakthi De Silva
A blueprint for Sri Lanka’s foreign policy.
February 12, 2019
Asanga Abeyagoonasekera on Sri Lanka's Foreign Policy Challenges
By Prashanth Parameswaran
The Diplomat talks with Asanga Abeyagoonasekera about the future trajectory of Sri Lanka’s foreign policy challenges.
January 09, 2019
Rajapaksa’s Town: A Visit to Hambantota
By Nicholas Muller
A look at developments in the stronghold of Mahinda Rajapaksa’s southern region of Hambantota.
December 20, 2018
Sri Lanka Still Hunting for Its ‘Disappeared’
By Meenakshi Ganguly
A culture of impunity – especially for “war heroes” – persists in Sri Lanka.
December 05, 2018
How Sri Lankans Are Resisting Rajapaksa's Soft Coup Attempt
By Lisa Fuller
Even as the country's constitutional crisis persists, Mahinda Rajapaksa's base of support may be waning.