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The Geopolitics of Sri Lanka’s Transitional Justice
April 03, 2019
The Geopolitics of Sri Lanka’s Transitional Justice
Western countries are less interested in pressuring Sri Lanka now that Rajapaksa is no longer in charge.
The Geopolitics of Sri Lanka’s Transitional Justice
Sri Lanka Keeps Its Domestic Political Rift From Spilling Into UN Rights Meeting
March 22, 2019
Sri Lanka Keeps Its Domestic Political Rift From Spilling Into UN Rights Meeting
The Sirisena-Wickremesinghe rivalry extends to different approaches to UN pressure on transitional justice issues.
Sri Lanka Keeps Its Domestic Political Rift From Spilling Into UN Rights Meeting
Why Is Sri Lanka Defying the United Nations?
December 22, 2017
Why Is Sri Lanka Defying the United Nations?
Sri Lanka’s strategy of defiance, denial, and delay might be designed to evade the charge of genocide.
Why Is Sri Lanka Defying the United Nations?
Interview: Rajiva Wijesinha
May 08, 2016
Interview: Rajiva Wijesinha
A leading author on Sri Lanka’s efforts to repair relations with the Tamils.
Interview: Rajiva Wijesinha
Time for Action on Sri Lanka War Crimes
January 15, 2016
Time for Action on Sri Lanka War Crimes
Just how committed is the Sri Lankan government to implementing the UNHRC resolution?
Time for Action on Sri Lanka War Crimes
 Colombo’s Military Build-Up: A Strategy of Deterrence
December 30, 2015
Colombo’s Military Build-Up: A Strategy of Deterrence
What might explain the recent increase in defense spending?
Colombo’s Military Build-Up: A Strategy of Deterrence
The UN Human Rights Council Resolution on Sri Lanka is Tabled
September 28, 2015
The UN Human Rights Council Resolution on Sri Lanka is Tabled
After a flurry of diplomatic activity in Geneva, the UN Human Rights Council resolution on Sri Lanka has finally been tabled.
The UN Human Rights Council Resolution on Sri Lanka is Tabled
Interview: UN Report on Sri Lanka
September 17, 2015
Interview: UN Report on Sri Lanka
Jehan Perera of Sri Lanka's National Peace Council responds to the UN Human Rights Council's report on the civil war.
Interview: UN Report on Sri Lanka
Sri Lanka at the UN Human Rights Council: Let the Debate Begin – Again
September 14, 2015
Sri Lanka at the UN Human Rights Council: Let the Debate Begin – Again
Sri Lanka’s new government can expect a warm reception in Geneva, but many important questions remain unanswered.
Sri Lanka at the UN Human Rights Council: Let the Debate Begin – Again
Sri Lanka: Rajapaksa Foiled Again
August 31, 2015
Sri Lanka: Rajapaksa Foiled Again
Is it the end of the road for the country’s former strongman?
Sri Lanka: Rajapaksa Foiled Again
Sri Lanka’s Slow Shift on War Attitude
June 09, 2015
Sri Lanka’s Slow Shift on War Attitude
Under Sirisena, the country is trying to move from “victory” to “remembrance” of its brutal civil war.
Sri Lanka’s Slow Shift on War Attitude
How Sri Lanka Won the War
April 09, 2015
How Sri Lanka Won the War
Lessons in strategy from an overlooked victory
How Sri Lanka Won the War
Sri Lanka: Hope for Minorities?
February 03, 2015
Sri Lanka: Hope for Minorities?
Any optimism felt by the country’s beleaguered minorities remains tempered.
Sri Lanka: Hope for Minorities?
Sri Lanka’s Northern Reboot
October 20, 2014
Sri Lanka’s Northern Reboot
To fully integrate into the nation, the Tamil-majority Northern Province will need some political good faith.
Sri Lanka’s Northern Reboot
India Backs Russia’s ‘Legitimate Interests’ in Ukraine
March 08, 2014
India Backs Russia’s ‘Legitimate Interests’ in Ukraine
India broke with the international community in acknowledging that Russia has legitimate interests in Ukraine.
India Backs Russia’s ‘Legitimate Interests’ in Ukraine
In Sri Lanka, Will Mass Grave Case Be Buried?
July 30, 2013
In Sri Lanka, Will Mass Grave Case Be Buried?
Evidence of torture and killing bring the president’s brother under scrutiny.
In Sri Lanka, Will Mass Grave Case Be Buried?
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