Our Responsibility To South Asia

Future generations will remember what the world did, or failed to do, in the face of South Asia’s devastating second wave of the virus. India and its neighbours desperately need more vaccines, oxygen, and other supplies, and it is in everyone else’s interest to provide them as fast as possible. Read Here | Project Syndicate

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China In Sri Lanka: The Colombo Port Conundrum

Since the return of the Rajapaksa brothers to office as president and prime minister in Sri Lanka, Colombo’s relations with China have improved dramatically. Earlier in the week, the Sri Lankan Parliament decided to postpone a debate on the controversial Colombo Port City Economic Commission Bill that was scheduled for the middle of the week.  […]

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The Economics Of The China-India-Sri Lanka Triangle

Sri Lanka’s relationship with China has been a controversial discussion during the last decade, dominating both domestic and international political conversations… Yet it is quite clear that Sri  Lanka’s closest neighbor, India, and the United States are diligently monitoring these developments in the China-Sri Lanka relationship. Read Here | The Diplomat

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Rein In Rajapaksas Before It’s Too Late

Sri Lanka has a long history of insurgencies and terrorist attacks in reaction to the political marginalisation of minorities and the state’s violations of their rights. Against this backdrop, the Human Rights Council should in the present session go beyond the focus on accountability in past resolutions to sound the alarm about the rising risks […]

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Sri Lanka And Its Twentieth Amendment Bill

The relation between society and the authoritarian presidential state envisaged by the Twentieth Amendment will debilitate constitutional democracy in another highly significant way, and that is by destroying what little remains of the unstated rules of civility, restraint, proportion, tolerance, and accommodation in Sri Lankan political culture. Read Here | Groundviews

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Rajapaksa Brothers Win By Landslide In Sri Lanka’s Election

Sri Lanka’s powerful Rajapaksa brothers have secured a landslide victory in the country’s parliamentary election, according to final results. Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa’s Sri Lanka Podujana Party (SLPP) won 145 seats and can also count on the support of at least five allies in the 225-member legislature, according to the results released on Friday. Read […]

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Is Sri Lanka Becoming A De Facto Junta?

In the last several months, (President Gotabaya) Rajapaksa has embarked on rapidly militarising the state administration. He has appointed a number of retired military officers to key positions in the civil administration, and his government has moved more than 30 agencies under the remit of the defence ministry… With each passing day, Sri Lanka appears […]

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China’s Art Of War In Sri Lanka

China’s amplified efforts to bolster relations with Sri Lanka have shifted the global order and left the United States grasping for straws to maintain its global prestige and relationship with the island nation. Read Here – The National Interest

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