Regions / Sri Lanka
The group's caliphate may be crumbled, but the political conditions that gave rise to it haven't improved at all.
The U.S. has led a diplomatic push against Sri Lanka's government, but that hasn't stopped it from cultivating a military alliance with the troubled state.
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A cable by U.S. ambassador acknowledges that Sri Lankan president was complicit in civilian casualties at the Tamil Tigers' last stand.
Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa was in India earlier this month making promises to resettle the war-displaced Sri Lankan Tamil minority one year after his government's forces won a crippling victory over the Tamil Tiger insurgency.
It’s time to hold those responsible for last year’s blood-bath in Sri Lanka accountable for their war crimes.
The Sri Lankan government has brushed aside Western criticism of its abusive practices. But that might be about to change.
Postcard from Sri Lanka
Violent clashes have destroyed a four-year ceasefire in Sri Lanka. Heres one place where the United States (and the UN) could make a difference before its too late.
Termed the No Mercy War by the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), it has caused at least 65,000 deaths, displaced up to one million people, resulted in severe human rights abuses, and slowed Sri Lankas once-promising development.