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Sarath Fonseka

America, Sri Lanka, and the Future of Democracy in Asia

Rebecca Buckwalter-Poza | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Rebecca Buckwalter-Poza

While a narrow view of what constitutes democratic government has periodically impeded U.S. foreign relations, particularly in Asia and the Middle Eas...

President Mahinda Rajapaksa Wins Sri Lankan Election

AP | KRISHAN FRANCIS | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka — President Mahinda Rajapaksa's ruling coalition has won Sri Lanka's first postwar parliamentary elections further consolidat...

Sri Lanka Clashes Erupt Over Arrest Of General Sarath Fonseka

AP | FISNIK ABRASHI | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka — Opposition supporters protesting the arrest of their defeated presidential candidate scuffled with government-backers on th...

Sarath Fonseka, Sri Lanka Election Loser, Arrested

AP | KRISHAN FRANCIS | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka — Sri Lanka's defeated presidential candidate was hauled from his office by military police Monday and will be court-martiale...

Sri Lanka Election: Sarath Fonseka, Candidate, Not Allowed To Vote

AP | FISNIK ABRASHI and BHARATHA MALLAWARCHI | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka — Early returns Wednesday showed Sri Lanka's incumbent president ahead of his former army chief in their bitter race to win t...

Sri Lanka Prepares To Elect First President After Defeat Of Tamil Tigers

BBC News | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Voters in Sri Lanka are preparing to choose their next president after a bitter election campaign....