China's Search for a Dominant Strategy in Sri Lanka
Beijing gets up India’s nose in Delhi’s backyard
By: Salman Rafi Sheikh
China’s growing involvement in Sri Lanka’s Tamil north, where a bloody 26-year civil war raged until 2009, is designed to counter New Delhi’s anti-Beijing maneuvers in India’s backyard while protecting and consolidating its billion-dollar projects in the face of Sinhala Buddhist nationalists, who are growing uneasy at China’s hegem…
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