Friday, November 13, 2009

Months of tension culminated in Fonseka’s resignation

B. Muralidhar Reddy
The resignation by the Sri Lanka Chief of Defence Staff, Sarath Fonseka, to President Mahinda Rajapaksa on Thursday is a culmination of tension building up for at least five months.

It began on what initially appeared to be a case of communication gap between the office of the President and the office of the Army chief during the last phase of Eelam War IV.

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