Category Archives: Sri Lanka

Protestocracy: Mind the rights of the silent majority

By Ameen Izzadeen It appears that protests have become a part of our lives. Not a day passes without a protest being held in Colombo or elsewhere. Indeed it is a good sign of a vibrant democracy, so long as … Continue reading

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Get on with the job, forget Rajapaksa’s deep state

By Ameen Izzadeen The Deep State is an extremely powerful network that controls nearly everything around you. You won’t read about it in the news because it controls the news. Politicians won’t talk about it publicly. That would be like … Continue reading

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World in transition, Lanka needs to be cautious in foreign policy

By Ameen Izzadeen As we welcome 2016 today, two issues that will continue to dominate in the New Year are China’s rise and the war on terror. But beneath the brinkmanship of China and the United States or the bloody … Continue reading

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