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Sri Lanka's crisis of leadership opens space for nationalist Rajapaksas

Published on: Thu, 25 Apr 2019 11:45:04 UTC
News Agency: Reuters
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Sri Lanka's former president Mahinda Rajapaksa and his brother, then the defense secretary, crushed Tamil Tiger separatists with such ferocity ten years ago that Western powers sought war crime trials against them and greeted their defeat in elections later with barely concealed glee.

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