Sri Lanka elections

Quickly: the elections in Sri Lanka are bad news. The previous regime had been carrying out talks with the Tamil Tiger insurgency, but lost to a party that promised a harder line. The harder line had brought the country to the brink of disaster and it was war-weariness that won the conciliatory regime the elections in the first place. I wrote a contextual essay on this years ago.

Justin Podur

Author: Justin Podur

Author of Siegebreakers. Ecology. Environmental Science. Political Science. Anti-imperialism. Political fiction. Teach at York U's FES. Author. Writer at ZNet, TeleSUR, AlterNet, Ricochet, and the Independent Media Institute.