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Chinese influence never left Sri Lanka

Gotabaya Rajapaksa’s victory in last November’s Sri Lankan presidential election resulted in many predictions that China would make a comeback in the island nation. But the reality is that China never left Sri Lanka in the first place. Although pro-China president Mahinda Rajakpaksha was defeated in the 2015 election by Maithripala Sirisena, who promised to […]

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