Accession Number : ADA180868

Title :   United States Leverage in Sri Lanka.

Descriptive Note : Student rept.,

Corporate Author : AIR COMMAND AND STAFF COLL MAXWELL AFB AL

Personal Author(s) : Huddleston,Richard A. , Jr

Report Date : APR 1987

Pagination or Media Count : 65

Abstract : This paper examines the ethnic conflict facing the island nation of Sri Lanka. The topic is developed by tracing the history of the conflict, the current position of all parties involved, the United States relations with Sri Lanka, and the important issues affecting our future policies toward Sri Lanka. The conclusion addresses the United States leverage strategy required to convince the Sri Lankan government to come to grips with the ethnic conflict.

Descriptors :   *SRI LANKA, *INSURGENCY, *INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS, CONFLICT, ETHNIC GROUPS, UNITED STATES, HISTORY, POLICIES

Subject Categories : Government and Political Science

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE