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Sri Lanka: War is Over but Tensions Run High
December 13, 2012
Sri Lanka: War is Over but Tensions Run High
Three years after the Tamil Tiger’s defeat, the underlying issues that caused Sri Lanka’s civil war are once again coming to a head.
Sri Lanka: War is Over but Tensions Run High
Sri Lanka’s Muslims Under Siege?
June 26, 2012
Sri Lanka’s Muslims Under Siege?
The end of the civil war brought hopes that the country could become united. But attacks by radical Buddhists suggest Sri Lanka faces a new challenge to internal harmony.
Sri Lanka’s Muslims Under Siege?
'Sri Lanka's Killing Fields'
July 11, 2011
'Sri Lanka's Killing Fields'
The Diplomat speaks with Callum Macrae, director of ‘Sri Lanka’s Killing Fields,’ about his documentary film and the controversy surrounding it.
'Sri Lanka's Killing Fields'
EU Pushing Sri Lanka Toward China
January 14, 2011
EU Pushing Sri Lanka Toward China
Western pressure on Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa over the defeat of the Tamil Tigers risks creating another Burma.
EU Pushing Sri Lanka Toward China
Reflections on the Tigers
May 21, 2010
Reflections on the Tigers
A year after the LTTE’s defeat, evidence shows criticism of Sri Lanka’s army is misplaced, says Sergei DeSilva-Ranasinghe.
Reflections on the Tigers
The Road to Normalcy
January 25, 2010
The Road to Normalcy
The defeat of the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam last May has breathed new life into the democratic process for once marginalised groups in Tamil politics, says Sergei DeSilva-Ranasinghe. And, as Sri Lankans prepare to head to the polls, he says a new optimism is emerging that their society can be rebuilt.
The Road to Normalcy
October 28, 2009
Sri Lanka - The New Great Game
The defeat of the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam in May brought an end to Sri Lanka’s civil war. But the conflict also shed light on a bitter geopolitical struggle taking place against the backdrop of the declining influence of the West and the emerging influence of India and China. Sergei DeSilva-Ranasinghe explores the implications of Sri Lanka’s evolving foreign policy.
Sri Lanka - The New Great Game
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