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Bickering and passing the buck for government failures will not help either the country or families of bombing victims
By Dilrukshi Handunnetti
Dilrukshi Handunnetti writes about the importance of leadership in Sri Lanka, as the country comes to terms with the deadly bombings in Colombo and elsewhere. Dilrukshi recently finished her work as lead trainer for IWPR's Sri Lankan Investigative Reporting Project. She is now Executive Director of the Sri Lanka Centre for Investigative Journalism, which launched earlier this year as part of our sustainability plan for journalism on the island.
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Former United States Ambassador to the United Nations; Pulitzer Prize-winning author
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