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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...

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The hidden racism and naming of roads in Sri Lanka

By Saroj Jayasinghe A single incident in the US which was captured on a mobile phone by a teenager has triggered waves of protests against racism, globally. This has included bringing down of monuments that represented racists or slave owners in the UK and USA. Well-known names of such racists...

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Obscene attack by Muslim professor on President

By H. L. D. Mahindapala   Imagine for a moment Gunadasa Ameresekera, last of our novelist in the great tradition, writing a tirade against the Muslims, giving it the title “F*** you, Mr. Rauf Hakeem”. Imagine it being published in a leading Sinhala newspaper. Can you imagine the reaction? The...