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Sri Lanka – Victim of Debt Trap Diplomacy? The New Atlas

The Western media claims Sri Lanka’s economy has been crippled because of “Chinese Debt Trap Diplomacy,” yet a quick look at even Western reports on who actually holds Sri Lanka’s debt reveals it is the West itself.

If you’d like to see a more extensive video regarding the current crisis in Sri Lanka, please follow this link: https://youtu.be/cJahAWNfYG0


ABC News – China becomes wild card in Sri Lanka’s debt crisis: https://abcnews.go.com/International/….

Voice of America – As Crisis-Hit Sri Lanka Counts Cost of Chinese Projects, India Moves to Recover Influence: https://www.voanews.com/a/as-crisis-h…

DW – Sri Lanka’s foreign debt default: Why the island nation went under: https://www.dw.com/en/sri-lankas-fore…

Nikkei Asia – Sri Lanka’s international bondholders brace for a haircut: https://asia.nikkei.com/Spotlight/Mar….

The Diplomat – The Belt and Road in Sri Lanka: Beyond the Debt Trap Discussion: https://thediplomat.com/2020/05/the-b…