The Rajapaksas Will Ruin Sri Lanka’s Economy
Virulent ethnic nationalism and hateful rhetoric toward minorities might win votes, but it will lead the country to economic ruin.
Sri Lanka’s Veil Ban Is Fueling Hate
Muslim women obeying new rules are still being assaulted and harassed.
Sri Lanka’s Political Shake-Up Is a Win for China
Former strongman Mahinda Rajapaksa’s resurgence shows the limitations of U.S. economic diplomacy.
How Can Sri Lanka Demonstrate its Commitment to Peace?
As Sri Lanka deals with its violent past, incremental moves taken right now could lay the groundwork for the genuine peace.
Rajapaksa on the Ropes
Sri Lanka's former president faces an uphill battle in his quest to become the country's next prime minister.
Sri Lanka: Back to the Future?
Sri Lanka's authoritarian former president is on the brink of a political resurgence. His electoral success would put a halt to the country's already troubled political reform process.
Sri Lanka’s Wounds of War
The new Sri Lankan government must make reconciliation a top priority in order to move the country past a brutal, decades-long civil war.