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Amali Wedagedara

The ‘Ethnic Question’ in India–Sri Lanka Relations in the Post-LTTE Phase

January 2013

The ‘ethnic question’ in Sri Lanka, even after the defeat of the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE), evokes a sense of suspense, uncertainty and even a possible conflict of interest in the otherwise robust and multifaceted relationship between India and Sri Lanka. The article adopts a multi-agent model derived from the positional analysis and identifies three principal agents in Indo-Sri Lanka relations—the Government of Sri Lanka (GoSL), the Government of India (GoI) and Tamil Nadu.

Lessons Learnt and Reconciliation Committee Report: A Valuable Process than an End Product

February 01, 2012

The value of Report of the Lessons Learnt and Reconciliation Committee lies more in the process it created and the multiple narratives it brought in from the periphery rather than as an end product in itself.

The Continuing ‘State of Emergency’ in Sri Lanka

September 05, 2011

Removing emergency regulations while continuing with militarisation and a massive project of policing in socio-cultural arenas do not indicate a journey towards normalcy.