Why Sri Lanka is keen on India’s participation in the Colombo Eastern Container Terminal project
The immediate and long term objectives of US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo's whirlwind tour of South and South East Asia days before the US Presidential election
Former Ambassador and analyst M.K.Bhadrakumar wonders if going in for very close security ties with the US is wise when the world is becoming multi-polar.
While Pompeo attacked China frontally, the Indians directed fire on Pakistan and dodged the question on buying arms from Russia
Leading a six-member group of the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) called the ‘Colombo Powers’ Sirimavo Bandaranaike attempted to bridge the yawning gap between India and China on their 4056 km Himalayan border.
Officials say President, PM will politely reject his gratuitous advice; tell him government decisions guided by electoral mandates, law and the Constitution.
China had sent “volunteers” to fight US troops in Korea in 1950
Lack of a decisive and comprehensive policy on the Indo-Pacific and the reactive, situation-driven decisions in response to Sino-US advances have pushed the island between a rock and a hard place.
Lakna Paranamanna on why the US is losing out in the soft power game in Sri Lanka
The US envoy's comments on Sino-Lankan relations drew a strong riposte from the Chinese embassy