Wednesday, 28 September , 2022

Indian Ocean

Maïdan, bis repetita au Sri Lanka ?

par Jean-Pierre Page Pour avoir vécu une quinzaine d'années au Sri Lanka, je pense connaître un peu ce pays dont Octave Mirbeau disait "qu'il était...

Au sujet du Sri Lanka

par Jean - Pierre Page Cette mise au point que je veux faire ici ne saurait signifier de ma part un quelconque soutien au président...

NATO to Engage in Asia-Pacific to Counter China

Australia to work with NATO Strategic Command Centre on disinformation By Victoria Kelly-Clark* Apr. 7, 2022 The North Atlantic Treaty Organisation (NATO) has announced that it will...

Amid pressures from Quad, China discusses military ties with Sri Lanka

By Lasanda Kurukulasuriya With the Indian Ocean increasingly becoming a locus of big power contestation, the recent two-day visit to Sri Lanka by Chinese Defence...

US’s Indian Ocean proxy war: Sri Lanka, Maldives in the crosshairs

By Lasanda Kurukulasuriya Apr.3, 2021 Maldivian parliamentarians have been up in arms since the government’s signing of a defence agreement with India in February which, according...

India Joins French-led Military Drills in the Bay of Bengal, Escalating...

India and its Quad partners are drilling with France in the Bay of Bengal Posted on April 4, 2021 Categories India is joining its fellow Quad...

Sri Lanka’s ‘IndoPacific’ role revealed in secret US document?

By Lasanda Kurukulasuriya The launch in Colombo of a Trilateral Maritime Security Secretariat, for cooperation between Sri Lanka, India and the Maldives, merits closer scrutiny....

US-Sri Lanka military alliance in the wake of Pompeo visit

By Tamara KUNANAYAKAM November 2, 2020 In fact, a military alliance between the US and Sri Lanka already exists. By signing ACSA in 2007, and renewing...

Can Sri Lanka be ‘neutral’ with an ‘India first’ policy?

By Lasanda Kurukulasuriya In several interviews after his recent appointment as Secretary to the Foreign Ministry, Adm. (Retd.) Jayanath Colombage has sought to explain the...

US Rushed B-52 Bombers to Diego Garcia Amid January Iran Tensions

Deployments continued through end of March  Posted on April 6, 2020 US B-52 bombers were quickly deployed to Diego Garcia back in January during mounting tensions...