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Asanga Abeyagoonasekera on Sri Lanka's Foreign Policy Challenges
February 12, 2019

Asanga Abeyagoonasekera on Sri Lanka's Foreign Policy Challenges

By Prashanth Parameswaran
The Diplomat talks with Asanga Abeyagoonasekera about the future trajectory of Sri Lanka’s foreign policy challenges.

The Repression of Sri Lanka’s Tamils Continues
May 07, 2016

The Repression of Sri Lanka’s Tamils Continues

By Taylor Dibbert
In spite of Colombo’s promises, the repression of Tamils continues.
Samantha Power and US Sri Lanka Policy
November 12, 2015

Samantha Power and US Sri Lanka Policy

By Taylor Dibbert
With a transfer of power in Colombo, the Obama administration looks to put Sri Lanka in the win column for U.S. democracy promotion efforts.

The Afghan Government Should Let the Taliban Destroy Itself
August 12, 2015

The Afghan Government Should Let the Taliban Destroy Itself

By Kambaiz Rafi
The death of Mullah Omar will lead to the slow disintegration of what we once knew as the Taliban.

Sri Lankan Civil War: What If the Tamil Tigers Weren't Labelled as 'Terrorists'?
July 24, 2015

Sri Lankan Civil War: What If the Tamil Tigers Weren't Labelled as 'Terrorists'?

By Ambika Kaushik
How labeling a group influences the standards of civilian protection in wartime is a pertinent question.

The Truth About Justice in Sri Lanka
May 13, 2014

The Truth About Justice in Sri Lanka

By Taylor Dibbert
It is time to be realistic about the chances of achieving accountability on human rights in Sri Lanka.

Madras Café: Tamils Demand Ban on Bollywood’s Latest Release
August 23, 2013

Madras Café: Tamils Demand Ban on Bollywood’s Latest Release

Director Shoojit Sircar’s new “espionage thriller” has caused a furor in India.

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.

Sri Lanka Continues to Strangle the Press
April 06, 2013

Sri Lanka Continues to Strangle the Press

The BBC has ceased broadcasting in Sri Lanka, another sign of the deterioration of press freedom.

India and Sri Lanka: More Constructive Role Needed
March 25, 2013

India and Sri Lanka: More Constructive Role Needed

It’s time for India to step up and encourage Sri Lanka to address lingering grievances.

The Democratization of India's Foreign Policy
March 22, 2013

The Democratization of India's Foreign Policy

India’s vote for Sri Lanka to have a war crimes investigation reveals the public’s sway over foreign affairs.

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.

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