Latest Articles...

0

Yahapalana and The United States Of America

USA emerged as a super power after World War II, with the Marshal Plan which created NATO in 1949 and the Korea war of 1950. [1] American power is based on alliances not colonies. [2] US has some 60 treaty allies. [3]It tops the list in number of embassies, consulates and missions as well. [4]  ‘Economist’...

0

Imperatives under Article 83 for a new constitution

By Neville Ladduwahetty MP Dr. Jayampathy Wickramaratne P.C. during the course of an interview had stated: “We must go for a referendum if we are to introduce a new Constitution. For example, if we want to change even a comma in Article 83 of the Constitution, we must go for...

0

Grapes of wrath and the elixir of compassion

By Rohana R. Wasala   Mine eyes have seen the glory of the coming of the Lord: He is trampling out the vintage where the grapes of wrath are stored; He hath loosed the fatal lightning of his terrible swift sword: His truth is marching on. From ‘The Battle-hymn of the Republic’...

0

Why we mustn’t move a millimetre beyond the 13th amendment

By Dr. DAYAN JAYATILLEKA   “Many Sinhalese … forget that the Tamils of the North and East occupied our Island even before the birth of Buddha … Long before the Sinhalese language was born out of Pali, Tamil and indigenous dialects, the Tamil Dravidians have been occupying this land for centuries…” Chief Minister CV...