U.N. ban on Sri Lanka’s peacekeepers led by alleged war criminal is the tip of the iceberg

This article was originally published by “NATO Association of Canada” on October 1, 2019.  By Kagusthan Ariaratnam The U.N. peacekeeping department last week banned the deployment of non-essential Sri Lankan army troops in U.N. peacekeeping missions, citing the country’s appointment of an alleged war criminal to a top military post. The appointment of Sri Lanka’s new army chief,     Lt. General Shavendra Silva, was criticized by … Continue reading U.N. ban on Sri Lanka’s peacekeepers led by alleged war criminal is the tip of the iceberg