Wednesday, 19 June , 2024

Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka, tension alarmante, les Etats-Unis à la manœuvre !

Par Jean-Pierre Page Les évènements tragiques intervenus ces derniers jours à Ampara dans le sud-est du pays et surtout à Kandy, l’ancienne capitale historique de...

Is Sri Lanka’s ‘Look East’ bid to court ASEAN driven by...

By Lasanda Kurukulasuriya The week ending Fri. 26th January saw back-to-back visits to Sri Lanka by two South East Asian leaders, Singapore’s Prime Minister Lee...

Will Japan’s port investments in Sri Lanka advance US hegemony in...

By Lasanda Kurukulasuriya The recent visit to Sri Lanka by Japan’s Foreign Minister Taro Kono saw governmental confirmation of Sri Lanka’s first Liquefied Natural Gas...

Sri Lanka: The new Constitution – a neo-colonial project !

By Tamara Kunanayakam As we meet here this evening, a radical overhaul is underway - of our political, economic, financial, social and cultural system. A...

Is Sri Lanka being used by big powers in making the...

By Lasanda Kurukulasuriya The Indian Ocean Conference (IOC) organised by the India Foundation and held at the Sri Lankan Prime Minister's official residence 'Temple Trees'...

Protecting sea lanes – what is Sri Lanka’s role?

By Lasanda Kurukulasuriya The commencement of duties by Sri Lanka's new Navy Commander Vice Admiral Travis Sinniah merits special attention on account of some observations...

Sri Lanka leases Hambantota port to China for non-military use

By Prabhash K Dutta indiatoday.intoday.in After prolonged negotiations and deliberations, Sri Lanka today signed a USD 1.1 billion After prolonged negotiations and deliberations, Sri Lanka today signed...

The US in Sri Lanka: -when does ‘Aid’ become Espionage?

By Lasanda Kurukulasuriya* Recent media reports in Sri Lanka reveal that a $13.7 million USAID-funded program for ‘democracy and accountability’ is to be implemented by...

Sri Lanka, not Sri Lankans, the OHCHR agenda

by Tamara Kunanayakam It should by now be obvious to any keen observer of events in Geneva and vacillations of Sri Lanka’s ruling class that...

Under the Guise of Protecting Human Rights and Establishing Democracy: US...

By Jamili Natasha Gooneratne The paper argues that strong US intervention in Sri Lanka after the end of the island’s armed conflict in 2009 is...