Is struggling Sri Lanka salvageable?

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The Bangkok Post

Last Sunday — with two notable exceptions — Sri Lanka’s cabinet resigned en masse in protest against the government’s handling of the worst economic crisis to hit the island in decades, which has sparked widespread rioting, unrest, and arson attacks on police property. The two men stayed put were President Gotabaya Rajapaksa and Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa, scions and brothers of the powerful Rajapaksa clan. The prime minister’s son, Namal Rajapaksa, was among those who resigned, however, explaining via Twitter that the move would “help the President and PM to establish stability for the …

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