A Facebook friend asked me to explain why the Sri Lankan government has come under such criticism. A recent example was David Cameron’s November 2013 visit to Sri Lanka for CHOGM (Commonwealth Heads of government Meeting). 3,412 more words
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Ed Miliband has admitted his relationship with his elder brother David has still not fully recovered, three years after they squared off against each other for the Labour leadership. 320 more words
Gold Coast. 10:40am
Arguably the topic of the year, the ongoing Syrian Revolution appears to have slipped off the radar.
When it was revealed that the red line had been crossed and that chemical weapons HAD been employed in Syria, the expectation was for the powder keg to finally go off and for the United States to step in and intervene. 913 more words
In his excellent book about Pakistan, Anatol Lieven describes how on a visit to Peshawar, some of the locals believed that the Pakistani Taliban were in fact a collection of spies from the US, India, Israel, Russia, China and Iran. 460 more words