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Sri Lanka Politics

Nationalism, Cricket And The Religio-Politics Of Sport

Amarnath Amarasingam | Posted 06.05.2011 | Religion
Amarnath Amarasingam

If Claude von Clausewitz is correct that war is merely "politics by other means," then the same can be said about sports. Sport has never transcended politics and never will.

Mahinda Rajapaksa: Sri Lanka's President Wins Decisive Reelection

AP | FISNIK ABRASHI and KRISHAN FRANCIS | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka – Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa swept to a second term in office, but his chief rival vowed to challenge the results...

Seeking Justice after Sri Lanka's Elections

James Ross | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
James Ross

Sri Lanka's Mahinda Rajapaksa's re-election gives him a choice between continued nationalism versus addressing the serious grievances of the minority Tamil population that lay behind the country's civil war.