New Report Details Abuses Against Sri Lankan Tamils
June 11, 2016
New Report Details Abuses Against Sri Lankan Tamils
A new report focuses on exiled Sri Lankan Tamils.
New Report Details Abuses Against Sri Lankan Tamils
Examining Sri Lanka’s Office of Missing Persons
May 27, 2016
Examining Sri Lanka’s Office of Missing Persons
A recent cabinet decision is cause for significant concern.
Examining Sri Lanka’s Office of Missing Persons
Sri Lanka’s Uneasy Peace
May 19, 2016
Sri Lanka’s Uneasy Peace
The island nation’s “democratic transition” leaves plenty to be desired.
Sri Lanka’s Uneasy Peace
The Repression of Sri Lanka’s Tamils Continues
May 07, 2016
The Repression of Sri Lanka’s Tamils Continues
In spite of Colombo’s promises, the repression of Tamils continues.
The Repression of Sri Lanka’s Tamils Continues
Samantha Power Misses the Mark on Sri Lanka (Again)
April 29, 2016
Samantha Power Misses the Mark on Sri Lanka (Again)
The Obama administration’s messaging on Sri Lanka misses the mark yet again.
Samantha Power Misses the Mark on Sri Lanka (Again)
Sri Lanka’s National Security Fearmongers
April 15, 2016
Sri Lanka’s National Security Fearmongers
Predictable platitudes follow the discovery of a recent arms cache.
Sri Lanka’s National Security Fearmongers
Getting US Messaging About Sri Lanka's 'Democratic Transition' Right
March 31, 2016
Getting US Messaging About Sri Lanka's 'Democratic Transition' Right
The U.S. needs to be more consistent when it comes to promoting human rights and accountability in Sri Lanka.
Getting US Messaging About Sri Lanka's 'Democratic Transition' Right
Political Prisoners and Sri Lanka’s Sincerity Crisis
March 28, 2016
Political Prisoners and Sri Lanka’s Sincerity Crisis
Colombo’s cowardice regarding Tamil political prisoners is deeply troubling.
Political Prisoners and Sri Lanka’s Sincerity Crisis
Sri Lanka’s Port City Project Is Back in Business
March 12, 2016
Sri Lanka’s Port City Project Is Back in Business
Sri Lanka will resume a major (and controversial) development project.
Sri Lanka’s Port City Project Is Back in Business
China's $1.4 Billion Port City in Sri Lanka Gets the Green Light
March 12, 2016
China's $1.4 Billion Port City in Sri Lanka Gets the Green Light
Plus, "two sessions," Caixin on censorship, mass incidents, and Xi's cult of personality. Friday China links.
China's $1.4 Billion Port City in Sri Lanka Gets the Green Light
The US Must Pay More Attention to Sri Lanka’s Transitional Justice Debate
February 25, 2016
The US Must Pay More Attention to Sri Lanka’s Transitional Justice Debate
During the U.S.-Sri Lanka Partnership Dialogue, Washington should elevate Sri Lanka’s transitional justice debate.
The US Must Pay More Attention to Sri Lanka’s Transitional Justice Debate
Militarization in Sri Lanka Continues
February 09, 2016
Militarization in Sri Lanka Continues
Pervasive militarization throughout the island nation's historically Tamil areas continues to result in a range of problems.
Militarization in Sri Lanka Continues
Explaining Transitional Justice in Sri Lanka
February 03, 2016
Explaining Transitional Justice in Sri Lanka
Transitional justice in Sri Lanka will be a long, difficult process; awareness-raising is absolutely essential.
Explaining Transitional Justice in Sri Lanka
Former Sri Lankan President's Son Arrested for Alleged Corruption
February 01, 2016
Former Sri Lankan President's Son Arrested for Alleged Corruption
Yoshitha Rajapaksa was arrested for "financial irregularities" at a company he owns, among other charges.
Former Sri Lankan President's Son Arrested for Alleged Corruption
Sri Lanka’s Circuitous Road to Reform
January 16, 2016
Sri Lanka’s Circuitous Road to Reform
Sri Lanka’s recent democratic gains are real; so are the challenges that lie ahead.
Sri Lanka’s Circuitous Road to Reform
A False Start for Sino-Pakistani JF-17 <em>Thunder</em>?
January 09, 2016
A False Start for Sino-Pakistani JF-17 Thunder?
Malaysia publically declares that it is not considering the JF-17. How come?
A False Start for Sino-Pakistani JF-17 Thunder?
Newsletter
Sign up for our weekly newsletter
The Diplomat Brief