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.

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ABC News – China becomes wild card in Sri Lanka’s debt crisis:….

Voice of America – As Crisis-Hit Sri Lanka Counts Cost of Chinese Projects, India Moves to Recover Influence:…

DW – Sri Lanka’s foreign debt default: Why the island nation went under:…

Nikkei Asia – Sri Lanka’s international bondholders brace for a haircut:….

The Diplomat – The Belt and Road in Sri Lanka: Beyond the Debt Trap Discussion:…