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?
Sri Lanka: The Persecution of Tamils Continues Under Sirisena’s Watch
January 07, 2016
Sri Lanka: The Persecution of Tamils Continues Under Sirisena’s Watch
One year into President Maithripala Sirisena’s tenure, the abduction, torture and rape of ethnic Tamils continues.
Sri Lanka: The Persecution of Tamils Continues Under Sirisena’s Watch
Sri Lanka’s Maithripala Sirisena Is No Stranger to Politics
January 04, 2016
Sri Lanka’s Maithripala Sirisena Is No Stranger to Politics
A recently published article on USAID’s blog is cause for concern.
Sri Lanka’s Maithripala Sirisena Is No Stranger to Politics
What’s the Deal with Sri Lanka’s War Crimes Court?
December 29, 2015
What’s the Deal with Sri Lanka’s War Crimes Court?
Sri Lanka’s announcement of a special court to handle alleged wartime abuses should still be met with skepticism.
What’s the Deal with Sri Lanka’s War Crimes Court?
India in 2015: A Foreign Policy Transformed
December 29, 2015
India in 2015: A Foreign Policy Transformed
2015 was a momentous year for Indian foreign policy, showing that leadership can truly matter.
India in 2015: A Foreign Policy Transformed
Samantha Power Must Recalibrate Washington’s Sri Lanka Rhetoric
November 20, 2015
Samantha Power Must Recalibrate Washington’s Sri Lanka Rhetoric
With Samantha Power visiting Sri Lanka, now is an auspicious time for the U.S. to recalibrate its recent rhetoric about the island nation.
Samantha Power Must Recalibrate Washington’s Sri Lanka Rhetoric
Samantha Power and US Sri Lanka Policy
November 12, 2015
Samantha Power and US Sri Lanka Policy
With a transfer of power in Colombo, the Obama administration looks to put Sri Lanka in the win column for U.S. democracy promotion efforts.
Samantha Power and US Sri Lanka Policy
Sri Lanka’s Unexpected Political Opening Won’t Last Forever
November 09, 2015
Sri Lanka’s Unexpected Political Opening Won’t Last Forever
After two big elections and the passage of another UN Human Rights Council resolution, is Sri Lanka’s new government really sincere about deeper reform?
Sri Lanka’s Unexpected Political Opening Won’t Last Forever
Outwitting Pakistan? India Offers Sri Lanka Its Newest Fighter Jet
October 31, 2015
Outwitting Pakistan? India Offers Sri Lanka Its Newest Fighter Jet
India has offered its Tejas supersonic jet fighter to the Sri Lanka Air Force.
Outwitting Pakistan? India Offers Sri Lanka Its Newest Fighter Jet
Sri Lanka Moves in the Right Direction on Internet Freedom
October 29, 2015
Sri Lanka Moves in the Right Direction on Internet Freedom
Sri Lanka’s new government moves in the right direction on internet freedom, although concerns about surveillance technologies persist.
Sri Lanka Moves in the Right Direction on Internet Freedom
Police Torture in Sri Lanka Remains a Major Problem
October 25, 2015
Police Torture in Sri Lanka Remains a Major Problem
Is Sri Lanka’s new government ready to deal with police torture? Only time will tell.
Police Torture in Sri Lanka Remains a Major Problem
Sri Lanka: Three Reports Tabled in Parliament
October 22, 2015
Sri Lanka: Three Reports Tabled in Parliament
With the tabling of reports that further underscore the pressing need for a credible accountability process, is Colombo finally ready to act?
Sri Lanka: Three Reports Tabled in Parliament
Sri Lanka: Is Sirisena Ready to Release Tamil Political Prisoners?
October 19, 2015
Sri Lanka: Is Sirisena Ready to Release Tamil Political Prisoners?
Will Tamil political prisoners in Sri Lanka really be released?
Sri Lanka: Is Sirisena Ready to Release Tamil Political Prisoners?
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