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Alan Keenan

Alan Keenan is the International Crisis Group's Sri Lanka Senior Analyst, based in London. He coordinates and contributes to Crisis Group research, publications and advocacy on Sri Lanka. Alan has lived and worked in Sri Lanka for extended periods since first visiting in February 2000. He has a PhD in political theory and has taught at various US colleges and universities before joining Crisis Group in 2006.

Articles by Alan Keenan (1)

  • Rajapaksa returns to test Sri Lanka's democracy

    The re-emergence of Sri Lanka's controversial former president, Mahinda Rajapaksa, as the leader of the main opposition alliance in the country's general elections in August, and as potential prime minister, appears to signal the end of the country's brief democratic honeymoon and a return to divisive politics as usual. Former Sri Lankan president Mahindra Rajapaksa. (Flickr/Mahindra Rajapaksa.)