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  • FM Samaraweera v General Guneratne

    FM Samaraweera v General Guneratne

    By A Patabendige

    Foreign Minister Mangala Samaraweera (FM Sam) has a reputation for launching surprise attacks as any Biswal could vouch for. He has done so again when with sanctimonious concern for the Army, he launched a desperate, much convoluted


  • FM Samaraweera v General Guneratne

    FM Samaraweera v General Guneratne

    By A Patabendige

    (By Courtesy of Asian Tribune)

    Foreign Minister Mangala Samaraweera (FM Sam) has a reputation for launching surprise attacks as any Biswal could vouch for. He has done so again when with sanctimonious concern for the Army, he …


  • Watching Syria, seeing Sri Lanka

    Watching Syria, seeing Sri Lanka

    (Courtesy of The Island)

    By Sanja de Silva Jayatilleka

     It was not easy to watch the proceedings on Friday April 7that the UN Security Council’s emergency ‘open session’ on Syria without thinking of Sri Lanka, although the actual circumstances



  • War Crimes

    War Crimes

    U.S. ‘backed plan to launch chemical weapon attack on Syria and blame it on Assad’s regime’

    • Leaked emails from defense contractor refers to chemical weapons saying ‘the idea is approved by Washington’

    • Obama issued warning to Syrian president Bashar al-Assad