The New Hope for the Next Generation

What is soft power? We are familiar with how military might often gets others to change their position, but sometimes desired outcomes can be achieved without tangible threats or pay-offs. This indirect way of getting what you want, of co-opting people rather than coercing them, is known as soft power. I spoke about the importance…

Sri Lanka : A Trilingual nation

Published : 12:00 am  February 2, 2012  |  No comments so far  |     |  E-mail to friend  I openly applaud this brand new venture by President Rajapaksa to make Sri Lanka trilingual in the next decade and sincerely hope that this project will not become a grand gesture that ends with a lot of political flag…