Peace and Conflict

Thoughts on the capture of Thoppigala

“Then why the hell are we at war?”

So blurted out a person next to me at a meeting recently on Federalism in Colombo, at which Bimal Ratnayake said that even if the last member of the LTTE was killed, Sri Lanka would never attain peace. For my thoughts on the capture of Thoppigala and the context to Bimal’s statement, read my article in full here (in Sinhala).