Understanding Sri Lanka, Two Years After Sirisena Defeated Rajapaksa


Taylor Dibbert, a regular contributor to The Diplomat and commentator on Sri Lanka, joins Senior Editor Ankit Panda (@nktpnd) to discuss the domestic politics and foreign policy of Sri Lanka two years after Maithripala Sirisena’s unexpected presidential victory over Mahinda Rajapaksa in January 2015. The conversation focuses on Sri Lanka’s transitional justice efforts under the Sirisena government and the country’s position in a perceived geopolitical tug-of-war between India and China.

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