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The secret of life is honesty and fair dealing. If you can fake that, you’ve got it made.
                                     - Groucho Marx


 

Military regimes

A third world phenomenon:

The democratic politics in this country began with the introduction of the adult suffrage in 1931, the consequences of which were many, and the entry of Sarath Fonseka, who shed military garb a few weeks ago, into active Presidential politics, has introduced a dangerous element into the whole process of democratic politics in this country. It portends a great danger for the very survival of democratic politics; therefore the magnitude of the political danger needs to be analyzed from the point of view of the experience of the military regimes which were a third world phenomenon.

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Did the Ranaviruva die for Sri Lanka or for Eelam?

The Mroning Inspection - Malinda

It was inevitable wasn’t it? The moment Sarath Fonseka announced that he wanted to be President there was bound to be a tussle for victory-credit. Fonseka, true to form, wants us to believe that he single-handedly vanquished the LTTE. It is pretty clear that while he played a keyrole as Army Commander, he was only one in a formidable team in which every member played his role to perfection.

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Political expediencies and the clouds of war!

Political Perspective - The Third EYE

Gen. Sarath Fonseka in one of his many statements to the press during his tenure as the Army Commander said that the ‘minorities can live in this country but they do not have the right to wage war in the name of grievances’. Well, that was Sarath Fonseka, the professional army soldier, but now after having received his ‘political tuition’ from the UNP and Ranil Wickremesinghe he has changed his views and have entered in to an understanding with the LTTE proxy, the current TNA a.k.a the ITAK.

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