Yearly Archive: 2020


Pursuing political agendas at the expense of national security

By Shamindra Ferdinando Yahapalana President Maithripala Sirisena recently contradicted former Defence Secretary Hemasiri Fernando as regards the latter’s statements before the Presidential Commission of Inquiry (P CoI) probing 2019 April 21 Easter Sunday attacks. It was, in fact, Sirisena who appointed the P CoI several weeks before the end of...