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Progress not possible till we crack down on corruption

Daily Mirror President Sirisena attending the 2016 anti-corruption summit in London Many of us have heard the story about a Sri Lankan minister meeting his counterpart from a developed nation. For the benefit of first time voters, the story is retold here.  Once, a Sri Lankan minister visited a developed country. During a conversation, his … Continue reading

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Role of Hisbullah and the Deep State in the Easter Tragedy

The Role of the Deep State in Sri Lanka’s Easter Tragedy Daily Mirror Review of Sri Lanka’s Easter Tragedy: When the Deep State Gets Out of Its Depth by Rajan Hoole. Ravaya, 2019 Sri Lanka’s Easter Tragedy sets out to answer the question many Sri Lankans were asking in the wake of the carnage in … Continue reading

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Unlike father, unlike son!

My dear Sajith, I am writing to congratulate you on being chosen as the Green candidate to take on Gota at the big race in November. Having cleared all the hurdles put up by some Greens, you must be wondering which is the greater battle, fighting Gota or convincing the Green Man to let you … Continue reading

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Easter Tragedy: Intriguing Truths and role of deep State

Lack of public indignation and the silence of the political establishment Original Title – Sunday Observer Extracts from Rajan Hoole’s “Sri Lanka’s Easter Tragedy: When the Deep State gets out of its Depth”: Our history of impunity, especially since the ascent to power of J.R. Jayewardene in 1977, brings us to the strange and largely … Continue reading

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President’s Bond Drama

Daily Mirror “It is well that the people of the nation do not understand our banking and monetary system, for if they did, I believe there would be a revolution before tomorrow morning.” – Henry Ford Addressing the 68th party Convention /Anniversary on his 68th Birthday at Sugathadasa Indoor Stadium, President Maithripala Sirisena stated that … Continue reading

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