Politics of destruction

We Sri Lankans have a knack for shooting ourselves in the foot and blaming everyone else for the self-inflicted pain. Take for instance the three-decade-old war, which in effect could have been preven Read More »

Curse of chameleon politics

For a country that has endured many a curse over its 2,500-year history, beginning with the mother of all curses, the curse of Kuveni, we now have a new curse; the 19th Amendment to the Constitution. Read More »

A week of political posturing

The ongoing tug-o-war between President Maithripala Sirisena and Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe last week saw the President scoring one over Wickremesinghe by convening Cabinet, discussing the is Read More »