Sri Lanka's newly appointed prime minister, Mahinda Rajapaksa, waves to supporters after a ceremony to assume duties in Colombo on Oct. 29. Sri Lanka's political upheaval is likely to have domestic and international ramifications.
The country's president has axed his erstwhile ally in favor of a former rival and strongman. The implications of the upheaval, however, will extend far beyond the island nation's shores to even affect the growing Sino-Indian rivalry. ...
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