Tagged with principles

Profit before principle: Khashoggi and US-Saudi relations

  Daily FT The mysterious disappearance of a Saudi journalist, Jamal Khashoggi, from inside the Saudi Embassy complex in Turkey on 2 October and an array of circumstantial evidence surrounding his disappearance lead one to suspect that Jamal was possibly abducted and murdered by a 15-member death squad, sent by the Saudi Government. Originally, the … Continue reading

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MR at cross purposes

(Daily News Editorial) Former President Mahinda Rajapaksa in the last lap of the election campaign appears to be in a confused state and is given to contradictions. In an interview with a well known columnist carried in an English daily yesterday Rajapaksa took to task his onetime Cabinet Minister Champika Ranawaka over accusations made by … Continue reading

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Sri Lanka’s principled Air Chief Marshal

AIR CHIEF MARSHAL TERRENCE GUNAWARDENA This was a born leader By Dr. Nihal D. Amerasekera Source Sunday Times Terrence cut a distinctive figure as a tall, well-built teenager at school.  He commanded much respect as the Senior Prefect in 1958. I can still picture him standing by the door closest to the stage at the … Continue reading

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