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The Cancer Within Sri Lanka’s Military
April 17, 2017
The Cancer Within Sri Lanka’s Military
Sri Lanka’s security sector is in serious need of reform.
The Cancer Within Sri Lanka’s Military
Understanding Sri Lanka, Two Years After Sirisena Defeated Rajapaksa
January 11, 2017
Understanding Sri Lanka, Two Years After Sirisena Defeated Rajapaksa
Taylor Dibbert and Ankit Panda discuss Sri Lanka's domestic politics and foreign policy.
Understanding Sri Lanka, Two Years After Sirisena Defeated Rajapaksa
When Travel Writing Becomes Propaganda: Sri Lanka Edition
December 14, 2016
When Travel Writing Becomes Propaganda: Sri Lanka Edition
A recent travel piece on the war-torn nation misses the mark badly.
When Travel Writing Becomes Propaganda: Sri Lanka Edition
Sri Lanka: Is Transitional Justice in Trouble?
September 14, 2016
Sri Lanka: Is Transitional Justice in Trouble?
For Sri Lanka’s transitional justice process, the coming months are crucial.
Sri Lanka: Is Transitional Justice in Trouble?
More Worries Over Sri Lanka’s Transitional Justice Process
September 06, 2016
More Worries Over Sri Lanka’s Transitional Justice Process
Will Colombo finally get serious about healing the wounds of war?
More Worries Over Sri Lanka’s Transitional Justice Process
Sri Lanka Will Create an Office of Missing Persons
August 16, 2016
Sri Lanka Will Create an Office of Missing Persons
Ostensibly, Colombo takes a step forward, yet plenty remains to be done.
Sri Lanka Will Create an Office of Missing Persons
Is Sri Lanka’s Foreign Minister On Autopilot?
June 26, 2016
Is Sri Lanka’s Foreign Minister On Autopilot?
The country’s foreign minister keeps talking big, but speeches are not policy.
Is Sri Lanka’s Foreign Minister On Autopilot?
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 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
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
Problems Continue to Plague Sri Lanka’s Northern Province
February 18, 2016
Problems Continue to Plague Sri Lanka’s Northern Province
In spite of the country’s recent democratic gains, problems continue to plague Sri Lanka’s Tamil-dominated Northern Province.
Problems Continue to Plague Sri Lanka’s Northern Province
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
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
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
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