Personality Clash

Chandrika Kumaratunga
President, 58
Elected: November 1994
Powers: Appoints the Prime Minister. Can suspend or dissolve Parliament, call elections and declare state of emergency. Commands the military
Style: Regal (her father and mother were both Prime Ministers), combative, and tough (her father and husband were both assassinated). Friends say she became even more resolute after losing the use of one eye in a Tiger bomb attack in 1999
View of Prime Minister: That he stole the peace process she started and is conceding too much to the...

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