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Sri Lanka’s National Security Fearmongers
April 15, 2016

Sri Lanka’s National Security Fearmongers

By Taylor Dibbert
Predictable platitudes follow the discovery of a recent arms cache.

Sri Lanka to Hold Early Presidential Elections
October 30, 2014

Sri Lanka to Hold Early Presidential Elections

By Ankit Panda
Sri Lanka's President Mahinda Rajapaksa will seek a third term in office, despite constitutional ambiguities.
India's CHOGM 2013 Strategic Blunder
November 15, 2013

India's CHOGM 2013 Strategic Blunder

Singh’s decision not to go is injurious to India’s national interest.

Democracy at Last for Sri Lanka’s Northern Province?
September 30, 2013

Democracy at Last for Sri Lanka’s Northern Province?

The elections in Sri Lanka’s north suggest that democracy is slowly taking root on the island.

India and Sri Lanka's Civil War
December 29, 2012

India and Sri Lanka's Civil War

India’s relationship with Sri Lanka is complex. Nonetheless, New Delhi could have a role to play in uncovering a difficult past.

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's Fragile Gains In The Balance
August 02, 2012

Sri Lanka's Fragile Gains In The Balance

Much progress has been made since the end of its civil war but ethnic tensions remain.

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.

Ethnic Triumphalism?
September 06, 2011

Ethnic Triumphalism?

Relief among the Sinhala community since the Sri Lankan civil war ended is understandable. Triumphalism isn’t.

'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.

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.

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