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Gravitas: Military pact with the U.S. causes political rift in Lanka

Jul 12, 2019, 11.20 PM (IST)

Sri Lanka is negotiating a new military cooperation pact with the US, this agreement has polarised Sri Lankan politics into two factions, one for it and one against it. So what led to the division in the political sphere in the Island nation? And will the U.S. set up a military base in Sri Lanka? Palki explains.