Articles Posted January 2016

  • Trishaw-story

    WHO’S AFRAID OF HUMBLE TRISHAWS?

    Due to their novelty and ‘foreign’ nature, each one elicited mixed reactions from Lankan society. I still remember some self-appointed ‘guardians of culture’ proclaiming how TV could herald the ‘end of our proud heritage’. Well, some of them have evolved into ‘TV pundits’ now… Two-wheeled and…

  • Kissinger-S

    Kissinger’s World: Israel and Iraq

    Since leaving government, Henry Kissinger has lapsed back to his earlier career as foreign relations historian. In his latest work, ‘World Order: Reflections on the Character of Nations and the Course of History’, he purports to analyze prospects for a peaceful world order today and…