Memories of war, dreams of peace in Sri Lanka

A writer in Sri Lanka reflects on what lies ahead for his country, now that the long and devastating war is apparently over.

Our political leaders, in whom we entrust our collective destiny, now face a historic choice. Leaders of other nations have stood at such crossroads and made radically different choices. African analogies can go only so far in Asia, but at this juncture, it is tempting to ask: would our leaders now choose the Mandela Road or the Mugabe Road for the journey ahead?

Read the full reflection here.

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