Intervention

US Withdrawal from Afghanistan and Its Impact on Sri Lankan Democracy – Pradeep Peiris

Source The last United States (US) security contingent left Afghanistan at midnight on 30th August 2021, ending a 20-year long occupation. George W. Bush along with his Western allies sent their forces to invade Afghanistan in the wake of the ‘9-11’ terror attacks in 2001, in order to wipe out the Al-Qaida and remove the …

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Sri Lanka’s Left isn’t ‘Taking Democracy Seriously’ – Devaka Gunawardena

Source The Left in Sri Lanka—currently more of an aspirational idea, than an active movement—is once again at the crossroads. Those people who at least explicitly self-identify as Left appear to be split between those who see the current regime in power as heading down a dangerous path, versus those who wish to expose the …

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