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  • LORD NASEBY AND THE PRESIDENT’S LETTER

    LORD NASEBY AND THE PRESIDENT’S LETTER

    (Courtesy of The Island)

    by SANJA DE SILVA JAYATILLEKA

    The Island has to be congratulated on its ‘scoop’ of a statement by Lord Naseby in response to the summary dismissal by the British High Commission in Colombo of his views …





  • Sri Lanka: Understanding Trump’s foreign policy

    Sri Lanka: Understanding Trump’s foreign policy

    (Courtesy of Asian Tribune)

    Who is Alice Wells who just visited Sri Lanka, met officials including the country’s president Maitripala Sirisena?

    Acting Assistant Secretary of State for South and Central Asian affairs Alice Wells

    Does she represent Trump administration’s foreign policy …



  • Govt. in a quandary

    Govt. in a quandary

    (The Editorial The Island -November 29, 2017)

    Foreign Minister Tilak Marapana would have us believe the government is planning to make use of Lord Naseby’s statement contradicting UN figures as regards the number of people killed in the Vanni, when