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Hambantota can become Shanghai if security concerns are handled diligently

By Ameen Izzadeen The Hambantota port has seen a sea a criticism ever since the then Mahinda Rajapaksa government laid the foundation for it in 2010. In comparison, any opposition to last Saturday’s agreement between the Sri Lanka government and … Continue reading

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Maldives flashpoint in Indian Ocean cold war

By Ameen Izzadeen (This article first appeared in the Daily Mirror, Sri Lanka) As the political crisis in the Maldives deepens with former President Mohamed Nasheed taking refuge in the Indian High Commission in Male two weeks ago, the undercurrents … Continue reading

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Indo-China cold war hots up

By Ameen Izzadeen (This article originally appeared in the Daily Mirror, Sri Lanka on Sept. 17, 2010) India has apparently lost its cold war with China, or at least the current phase of it. What is disturbing to India is … Continue reading

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