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Sri Lanka strengthens ties with India amid economic challenges and regional complexities

PTI) As Sri Lanka and India marked their 75th anniversary of diplomatic relations in 2023, New Delhi has again emerged as a steadfast ally...

Sri Lankan economic necessity collides with political reality

When crowds of irate Sri Lankans stormed the presidential palace in July 2022 demanding the ouster of former president Gotabaya Rajapaksa, somebody like Ranil...

Why is it so easy to accuse Russia but not Israel?

The reputation of the International Criminal Court could be completely destroyed if crimes against Palestine are not thoroughly investigated, says American attorney Stanley Cohen In...

Will the UN survive and what could replace it?

The world has entered a period of qualitative change that will irreversibly alter the structure of the international system and usher in a new...

Why the Indian Ocean could be China’s Achilles’ heel in a Taiwan war

Every day, nearly 60 fully loaded very large crude-oil carriers sail between the Persian Gulf and Chinese ports, carrying about half of the oil...

A China rivalry twist emerges in Sri Lanka’s new US-funded

A US-funded port project in Sri Lanka that is partly owned by a private group close to India’s ruling party could signal a new form of partnership...

Sri Lanka : Hindi and Chinese into the school curriculum

It seems that “connectivity” is the buzzword appearing in recent statements on Sri Lanka-India relations. Yet how relevant is it in relation to developments...

Sri Lanka: From Reconciliation To Reescalation

The national discourse in Sri Lanka moved from conflict termination to reconciliation with the end of the war in 2009. This essay argues that...

Sri Lanka’s dangerous domestic debt restructuring

ore than a year after the mass protest movement known as the Aragalaya ousted Sri Lanka’s President Gotabaya Rajapaksa and his brother, Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa, Sri...

UN gives international community the greenlight to punish Sri Lanka for torture

Congress is calling on the Biden administration to formally hold Sri Lanka responsible for its human rights abuses and violation of international humanitarian law,...

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