One sharp shock of fate - and the finest can find a darker
Hilary puts the tragedy in controlled tones in
his prologue. Kamalika, Michael and Dayan, carrying a car-load of
medicinal drugs to ‘Nawajeewana’ - an organisation that provided
free medical care and also rehabilitated disabled children. It was
dawn when, at Ambalangoda, a child suddenly ran across the road.
Dayan braked hard and swerved; and the car hit a concrete signboard.
Tough choices: Strategy for Sri Lanka
THE same sort of criticisms of Mahinda Rajapaksa
- and from the same sort of sources, right and ‘left’ - are made of
presidents Putin and Chavez, and were made of President Premadasa. A
word of advice for Mangala Samaraweera, though: watch out for the
Tigers. They killed Lalith Athulathmudali in order to frame
Premadasa, create a diversion and kill the latter, their main
target. They might try the same move again.