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Return of the Rajapaksas? Sri Lanka’s Election and its Impacts for the Region

November 13, 2019

Episode Notes:

Saturday, Sri Lankan voters go to the polls. The projected winner, Gotabaya Rajapaksa, is likely to enflame ethnic divisions in the country. Paul Staniland, Associate Professor of Political Science and co-director of the Program on Political Violence at the University of Chicago joins the WarCast to talk about what the election means for Sri Lanka and competition between major powers in South Asia.

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