Sunday, January 17, 2021

The SJB-TNA combine as India’s pawn

Sajith Premadasa appointed Dayan Jayatilleke as his advisor on international affairs. Dayan’s genuflection before India is legendary. Not surprisingly, in an article...

Ambassador Alaina B Teplitz and US ‘perfection’

It took US Ambassador Alaina B Teplitz five days to say something about the assault on Capitol Hill, Washington DC. She was...

The political economy of accusation, guilt and punishment

Whenever predictions are made about repercussions from the international community for things said or left unsaid or else things done or left...

No, Ranjan Ramanayake is not a hero

Sri Lankans are an emotional lot. They like conspiracy theories, and where they can’t find one they cook it up. The Ranjan...

America’s descent into the depths of disastrous Trumpism

It is more fragile that the window panes of the Congress that were smashed by the mob unleashed by President Donald Trump....

Quotes in/on black and white

• “ My colour is black and brown and not white so my words have not been taken, because of the money...

Commentary

The SJB-TNA combine as India’s pawn

Sajith Premadasa appointed Dayan Jayatilleke as his advisor on international affairs. Dayan’s genuflection before India is legendary. Not surprisingly, in an article...

Ambassador Alaina B Teplitz and US ‘perfection’

It took US Ambassador Alaina B Teplitz five days to say something about the assault on Capitol Hill, Washington DC. She was...

The political economy of accusation, guilt and punishment

Whenever predictions are made about repercussions from the international community for things said or left unsaid or else things done or left...

No, Ranjan Ramanayake is not a hero

Sri Lankans are an emotional lot. They like conspiracy theories, and where they can’t find one they cook it up. The Ranjan...

America’s descent into the depths of disastrous Trumpism

It is more fragile that the window panes of the Congress that were smashed by the mob unleashed by President Donald Trump....

Quotes in/on black and white

• “ My colour is black and brown and not white so my words have not been taken, because of the money...

Low hanging fruit isn’t a route to political success

Politicians who don’t have much of a pubic base of support, generally dominate the right wing opposition in this country. It’s not...

Chaos in THE Banana Republic

Events in Washington, USA, have made political commentators talk about the appearance of fissures in the fabric of that nation. The assumption...

War Crimes

A child by any other name would smell as sweet

A book dedicated to all our children in times of terrorism. Children with and children without names. Children remembered and children forgotten....

UNPROFESSIONALISM REVISITED Channel 4 News, Sri Lanka and “Fernando”

View Full Report Here (PDF File) On 27 July 2011, Channel 4 News screened a programme in which...

Fact and Figures Addressing Accountability

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RECOUNTING THE LIES – FRANCES HARRISON, THE LTTE AND SRI LANKA

Frances Harrison’s book, Still Counting the Dead: Survivors of Sri Lanka’s Hidden War, is a telling insight into how the western commentocracy continues to distort accounts of the ending of the Sri Lankan civil war in 2009.