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  • Anonymous
    7 years ago
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    Are you asking a question or merely pointing out a article answering the same?

    If you are looking at other viewpoints, then Sri Lanka is strategic island as the Chinese expand west for economic and militarily routes.

    You may be interested to learn India has a large naval facility on the eastern seaboard that has recently commissioned a retrofit former Russian aircraft carrier. Whether or not Sri Lanka is seen as a base of operations to protect trade routes remains to be seen. It is also doubtful the American base in Diego Garcia would share military assets to base them there as well.

  • Ash
    Lv 6
    7 years ago

    Tras shipment hub my ***. The Chinese can easily use any of the countries in the South China sea for the same purpose. The only reason for China having a presence in Sri Lanka is for military purposes. It would serve as an excellent staging area for an amphibious assault on the southern states of India.

  • 7 years ago

    for indian Govt /Kongress to the extent it gets them tamil votes for delhi Govt

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