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How Sri Lanka’s Economy Collapsed

How Sri Lanka’s Economy Collapsed

Update: 2022-07-148
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In recent days, the political crisis in Sri Lanka has reached a critical point, with its president fleeing the country and protesters occupying his residence and office. Today, “The Daily” explores how the island nation, whose economy was once held up as a success story in South Asia, came apart — and why it’s a cautionary tale.

Guest: Emily Schmall, a South Asia correspondent for The New York Times.

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How Sri Lanka’s Economy Collapsed

How Sri Lanka’s Economy Collapsed

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