This bi-annual report includes features written exclusively (unless mentioned otherwise) for Gateway House: Indian Council on Global Relations by various contributors, and Gateway House staff, from January-July 2012.
The Western and Indian response to Sri Lankan aspirations has sent the island nation into the arms of China and Pakistan. But Colombo’s trust must be won. For Sri Lanka is vital to India’s security and the sea lanes of the Indian Ocean.
Though a permanent seat at the Norwegian Room is still an aspiration; for now, India can celebrate making it to the UNSC non-permanent members club