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Far from Ukraine, Sri Lanka is the epicenter of a global crisis

8 mins | Jul 14, 2022
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Experts believe Sri Lanka’s struggle is the start of a broader problem. A public debt crisis, exacerbated first by the pandemic and then by Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, has led to shortages in food, fuel, medicines, and other basic needs. Ishaan Tharoor reflects on the many factors surrounding Sri Lanka’s economic death spiral.