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USA – Spies on nations and people and demands media/HR freedom from other nations!

USA – Spies on nations and people and demands media/HR freedom from other nations!

Shenali D Waduge                                                                        We are a little confused. Are all …

For West, Rajapaksa is Sri Lanka’s Modi

For West, Rajapaksa is Sri Lanka’s Modi

It is a measure of Sri Lanka’s return to “normal” democratic politics that conspiracy theories are once again resonating in Colombo. Compared to the situation just three years ago when “politics” continued to centre on the 30-year-long bloody civil war that mercifully came to an …

Time to shake up Sri Lanka’s “business as usual” with India

Time to shake up Sri Lanka’s “business as usual” with India

By Col. R. Hariharan.                                                                                   …

Australia’s refugee kidnapping

Australia’s refugee kidnapping

What happens to 153 Sri Lankan asylum seekers held by Australia in a prison ship on the high seas will reflect starkly on the character of our nation for years to come, writes Victoria Martin-Iverson. Ii is impossible to properly consider the recent drama played …

Let’s Resolve Our Problems Internally

Let’s Resolve Our Problems Internally

Many have observed that the domestic process of investigating alleged human rights violation of the country is rather sporadic; it lacks accountability and has made no progress. Meantime, some have been blaming the United National Party (UNP) for not managing the situation in 1983 during …

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 …