Colombo murdered Tamis with impunity and wonders why world doesn’t respect

The New Yorker’s Jon Lee Anderson writes a masterful essay about the fall of the Tamil Tigers in Sri Lanka.

What now for Sri Lanka? Thus far, it’s clear what President Rajapaksa wants. A docile public and a police state. He’s achieved that. But justice and accountability is sorely missing.


It should not be forgotten that the more successful counter-insurgencies, like Sri Lanka’s, are ugly in practice.

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