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Taylor Dibbert

Taylor Dibbert

Taylor Dibbert is an Adjunct Fellow at Pacific Forum. His writing has appeared in a range of publications including The Wall Street JournalForbesForeign Affairs, Foreign Policy and HuffPost. He is based in the Washington, D.C. area.

Follow him on Twitter @taylordibbert.

Posts by Taylor Dibbert
November 03, 2018

Sri Lanka's Constitutional Crisis: Rajapaksa's Dark Past Shapes the Present

By Taylor Dibbert
The island nation’s democracy is in big trouble.

April 25, 2018

Exposing Sri Lanka’s Special Task Force

By Taylor Dibbert
Security sector reform cannot come soon enough.
March 25, 2018

Sri Lanka Isn't Serious About Transitional Justice

By Taylor Dibbert
We don't need more time to ponder Colombo's sincerity.

March 03, 2018

Sri Lanka’s Latest Election Weakens the Ruling Alliance

By Taylor Dibbert
The local government vote has national implications.

February 08, 2018

American Obsequiousness in Sri Lanka Continues

By Taylor Dibbert
Washington continues with a misguided approach.

December 06, 2017

Sri Lanka Doesn’t Need More American Bear Hugs

By Taylor Dibbert
Washington’s current approach actually discourages reform.
December 01, 2017

Looking at Constitutional Reform in Sri Lanka

By Taylor Dibbert
The Diplomat’s Taylor Dibbert speaks with Sri Lankan civil society leader Jehan Perera.

October 27, 2017

Don’t Be Fooled by Sri Lanka’s UN Engagement

By Taylor Dibbert
Colombo remains unserious about transitional justice.

October 24, 2017

Contextualizing Sri Lanka’s Tamil Political Prisoners

By Taylor Dibbert
The country’s reform agenda is in shambles, but don’t expect that to change.

September 19, 2017

Putting Sri Lanka’s Office of Missing Persons in Perspective

By Taylor Dibbert
Operationalizing Sri Lanka’s Office of Missing Persons isn’t necessarily that significant.

August 19, 2017

Sri Lanka's Coalition Government Is Rotting From Within

By Taylor Dibbert
The foreign minister’s resignation is another reminder of broader concerns about the coalition government.
July 21, 2017

Looking at Systemic Torture in Sri Lanka

By Taylor Dibbert
The Diplomat’s Taylor Dibbert speaks with Frances Harrison of the International Truth and Justice Project.  

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