Category: Featured 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

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...

0

The Third Deadly Event of the First Independence Day

By H. L. D. Mahindapala Part II – continued from…….. It  is by looking back that one  can detect how coming events had cast their shadows across the political landscape in Sri Lanka on the first Independence Day. In the previous article I showed how the two major events that...