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Mare Nostrum for Indian Ocean and Sri Lanka’s “India First” foreign policy

Authors: Punsara Amarasinghe and Eshan Jayawardane* Sri Lanka has been often portrayed as being in the crossroads of geopolitical encounters with powerful nations throughout its...

The New Axis, the Mapolitics and South Asia: The Indian View

Today, while the pandemic has caused immense economic recession worldwide, South Asia exponentially simmers with territorial disputes, extra-maritime activities, border skirmishes, militarization of states...

Don’t Whitewash the Sri Lankan State’s Many Crimes

A recent article in these pages examines the Sri Lankan government’s battle against the Tamil Tigers, the activities of the Tamil diaspora and more....

Sri Lanka’s fight against LTTE terrorism: In retrospect

Authors: Ms. Nathasha Fernando and Ms. Ayodhya Krishani Amarajeewa On the 19th of May 2020 Sri Lanka celebrated the National War Heroes Day and there...

Our Man in Bandung: How Sir John Kotelawala of Ceylon shocked Nehru’s idealism

Authors: Punsara Amarasinghe and Eshan Jayawardane* To historians of Southeast Asia, the Bandung conference of 1955 presents itself as one of the most striking international...

ADB Provides Assistance to Combat COVID-19 in Sri Lanka

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has allocated a $600,000 grant from the Health System Enhancement Project to the Government of Sri Lanka to finance preventive and...

Sri Lanka: A Key Piece in the Great Game of the Indian Ocean

“Whoever controls the Indian Ocean will dominate Asia… the destiny of the world will be decided on its waters” - Alfred Thayer Mahan Island republics can advantageously secure global...

Sri Lanka Can Boost its Development Tapping Agriculture and New Technology

The World Bank reaffirmed its continued support to Sri Lanka’s growth and development for the benefit of all its people, as World Bank Vice President for...

Swiss -Lanka Relations: Forging closer ties through Commercial Diplomacy

Sixty-five years on from establishing formal diplomatic ties between Switzerland   and Sri Lanka, both   nations have undergone notable foreign policy changes.  Reviewing the pros and cons on...

Regional Development in Sri Lanka : Hambantota Your next investment location

HAMBANTOTA district located 240 km south east of Colombo consists of 2,622 sq. km land area representing six per cent of the country's land...

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