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Disaster militarism and proposed US deals with Lanka

Daily Mirror File Photo: Aircraft carrier in waters off Okinawa, alongside a refuelling ship. Reuters We hear these days much about the competition for military dominance in the Indian Ocean region, where Sri Lanka has emerged strategically the most important location — with military analysts describing it as a potential permanent aircraft carrier.  Against the … Continue reading

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Presidential Problem

Daily Mirror The question remains as to what the President is going to gain by holding Parliamentary Elections before the Presidential Election? He first sought the opinion of the SC as to whether it was five years or six-years that he could stay in office Now seeks a determination from the Supreme Court on when … Continue reading

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White House is a mad house!

The Autocrats of the Middle East are No Longer a Global Anomaly (Original Title – Independent, UK) by ROBERT FISK President Hassan Rouhani of Iran got it right on Tuesday. He said that the White House is “afflicted by mental retardation and doesn’t know what to do”. Donald Trump’s new sanctions may not be as “outrageous and … Continue reading

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𝗪𝗲 𝗻𝗲𝗲𝗱 𝘃𝗶𝘀𝗶𝗼𝗻𝗮𝗿𝗶𝗲𝘀 𝗮𝗻𝗱 𝗻𝗼𝘁 𝗰𝗵𝗲𝗮𝗽 𝗽𝗼𝗹𝗶𝘁𝗶𝗰𝗶𝗮𝗻𝘀!- 𝗔 𝗽𝗲𝗿𝘀𝗽𝗲𝗰𝘁𝗶𝘃𝗲

S. H. Moulana Riyadh I don’t think anybody can deny the fact how late S.W.R.D. Bandaranaike and his wife late Sirimavo Bandaranaike maintained strong and friendly relations with all the Arab countries. When the news came of Egypt’s late President Nasser’s decision to nationalize the Suez Canal Company in 1956, the late leader SWRD knew … Continue reading

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Modi visit: Why ambitious India wants peace in Sri Lanka

Daily Mirror Sri Lanka President Maithripala Sirisena (left) seen with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi during the latter’s recent visit to Sri Lanka The Indian Premier also spoke of setting up multi-lateral investment projects here and the interest in developing a port terminal Modi was able to convey India’s interest to all the key players … Continue reading

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