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A front-row take on Sri Lanka’s perilous journey to stability

Following Sri Lanka’s peaceful independence from Britain in 1948, relative calm ensued for decades – but that was followed by a quarter century of civil war along ethnic lines that raged between the Sinhalese government and the Tamil LTTE, known as the Tamil Tigers, from 1983. Hostilities finally ended in 2009, and with open elections […]

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