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Kerry Travels to Sri Lanka to Cheer on Democratic Reforms

John Kerry is making the first visit to Sri Lanka by a U.S. secretary of state in a decade, seizing a rare opportunity to champion democratic reform and to tighten ties at a strategic crossroads in the vast Indian Ocean. The top American diplomat arrived early Saturday local time in Colombo, where he met with meet with President Maithripala Sirisena and other top officials. He also planned to speak with leading officials of the island nation's Tamil minority. Secretary of State...

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