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The great South African secret

The great South African secret

Is South Africa involved in Sri Lanka to facilitate a political settlement to the ethnic problem or isn’t it? As it grapples with trying to showcase an internal credible process …

If proven I will resign

If proven I will resign

Secretary to the Ministry of Defence and Urban Development Gotabaya Rajapaksa yesterday denied any involvement with the Bodu Bala Sena (BBS), or any fringe organisations as alleged. Speaking to the …

“Thowheed Jamath an Organization with Tamil Nadu Links

“Thowheed Jamath an Organization with Tamil Nadu Links

By Camelia Nathaniel.                                                                   The BBS and the Rev. Gnanasara Thero have been the …

Modi’s Sweet and Spicy Sri Lanka Strategy

Modi’s Sweet and Spicy Sri Lanka Strategy

By Daniel Alphonsus.                                                                Post-independence India’s foreign policy has been defined more by continuity than …

Is the US Embassy in Colombo behind Anti-Muslim violence?

Is the US Embassy in Colombo behind Anti-Muslim violence?

Political commentator C.A.Chandraprema’s analysis of the Aluthgama clash has given rise to the speculation that the US Embassy in Colombo was behind the whole incident and they exactly knew what …

Anti-India Hysteria in Sri Lanka

Anti-India Hysteria in Sri Lanka

By V Suryanarayan.                                                                 Colombo is witnessing anti-India demonstrations in an unprecedented scale. Chauvinist …

Sectarian Violence in Sri Lanka: A Balance Report

Sectarian Violence in Sri Lanka: A Balance Report

By Nilantha Ilangamuwa.                                                      Many stories revealing many different opinions are coming out. The writers are screaming, refuting, condemning and …

Implications of Modi’s Victory for Indo-Sri Lanka Relations

Implications of Modi’s Victory for Indo-Sri Lanka Relations

 By Dr. Rajiv Kumar.                                                                   The outcome of Lok Sabha (lower house of the Indian Parliament) …

Four Things China Learned From the Arab Spring

Four Things China Learned From the Arab Spring

By Zachary Keck. As the Arab Spring enters its third year, events in the region remain fluid. Still, enough time has now passed that some preliminary conclusions can be reached. The Chinese Communist Party (CCP) is one institution certainly drawing lessons from the Arab Spring. …

Sri Lanka: War remembrance, reconciliation and non-violent resistance

Sri Lanka: War remembrance, reconciliation and non-violent resistance

By Nirmanusan Balasundaram.                                               May 2014 marked the 5th year of the brutal end of the armed conflict in the island of Sri …