Sri Lanka

Anti-Bangladesh and anti-Muslim mindset may increase

  0 comments   |     by AKM Zakaria on 09, April 2018

Imtiaz Ahmed, professor of international relations, Dhaka UniversityDhaka University’s professor of international relations, Imtiaz Ahmed, talks to Prothom Alo’s AKM Zakaria about the geo-politics of this region, Indo-China relations, Bangladesh’s stance in the competition between these two countries, and the recent controversial statement of the I

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India’s Regional Integration Plans all Hinge on Bangladesh

  0 comments   |     by Andrew Korybko on 30, March 2018

India doesn’t have a single regional integration plan that excludes Bangladesh, thus making Dhaka the most prized of New Delhi’s neighborhood partners. This analysis will highlight the institutional integration dependency that India has on Bangladesh, while the second part will raise awareness about how Bangladesh can leverage this state of affairs to its benefit a

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India appears threatened by Chinese projects in Sri Lanka: experts

  0 comments   |     by SAM Report on 22, January 2018

India has launched fierce attacks against Chinese commercial activities in Sri Lanka in recent weeks, and moved to secure more projects in Sri Lanka with Japan, in what appears to be desperate moves to maintain its declining influence in Sri Lanka. Chinese experts pointed out on Sunday that India, which has considered Sri Lanka its backyard rather than a sovereign nation, has adopted a very dan

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Sri Lanka’s Reconciliation Agenda by Shakthi De Silva

  4 comments   |     by Shakthi De Silva on 18, December 2017

Sri Lanka looking committed in building institutions and mechanisms, brick by brick and in middle of balancing relations with East vis-a-vis West but internal human rights situation still a challenge. Sri Lanka continues to maintain a delicate balance in its ties

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China's lucrative embrace of Sri Lanka stirs unease

  0 comments   |     by Russek Blinch on 30, November 2017

Some 600 years ago, the great Chinese explorer Zheng He and his vast armada frequented Sri Lanka, including landing once to kidnap an uncooperative king. It was all part of the admiral's decades-long exploration of South and South-east Asia, even to the east coast of Africa - before China would mysteriously turn inwards again. Now, China is reasserting itself across Asia with a scheme that

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Brushed under the carpet for long, Jaffna’s social issues are coming to the fore

  0 comments   |     by P K Balachandran on 17, October 2017

A makeshift house put up by Oppressed Castes in Jaffna A makeshift house put up by Oppressed Castes in Jaffna A makeshift house put up by Oppressed Castes in Jaffna Issues of social inequality and oppression among the Tamils of North Sri Lanka, which were brushed under the carpet either by tradition or by the exigencies of war, are now coming into

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Brushed under the carpet for long, Jaffna’s social issues are coming to the fore

  0 comments   |     by P K BALACHANDRAN on 12, October 2017

Brushed under the carpet for long, Jaffna’s social issues are coming to the fore  P K Balachandran, October 9, 2017 A makeshift house put up by Oppressed Castes in Jaffna Issues of social inequality and oppression among the Tamils of North S

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India and China’s Tug of War Over Sri Lanka

  0 comments   |     by Yigal Chazan on 16, August 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.” By Yigal Chazan  Unnerved by growing Chinese influence in Sri Lanka, India is seeking to strengthen ties with the Colombo government through economic cooperation as the In

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Sri Lanka in Limbo - Despite Finally Defeating the Tamil Tiger

  1 comments   |     by EDITORIAL on 07, March 2017

Despite finally defeating the Tamil Tiger separatists in 2009 after a bloody decades-long civil war, Sri Lanka is under pressure by its ‘Western partners’ to do more to integrate and assimilate the northern reaches of the recently reunified country. Although not yet suggested as a serious solution, this could obviously take on the form of federalist demands by the Tamils and the

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Come China Come: Let’s Have The Dragon-Lion Dance!

  0 comments   |     by Nilantha Ilangamuwa on 12, December 2016

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