Archive for January 9th, 2010

FONSEKA Vs. RAJAPAKSE – The Issues Before Us

Saturday, January 9th, 2010

S L Gunasekara By The Same Author The Indo Lanka Accord “”…” An Analysis Tigers, `Moderates’ And Pandora’s Package A Tragedy Of Errors The Wages Of Sin Abomination The Report Of The Eleven `Pundits’ Where Angels Fear To Tread © S L Gunasekara Published By S.L.Gunasekara, 119/3, Model Farm Road, Colombo 8. Printed By “¦”¦”¦”¦”¦”¦”¦”¦”¦”¦”¦”¦”¦”¦”¦”¦”¦”¦”¦”¦”¦”¦”¦”¦ […]

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Philippics, Bias and Videos

Saturday, January 9th, 2010

Bandula Kothalawala London N7 Mr Philip Alston has done it again! In his typical almost inimitable style, Mr Alston has presented the findings of the experts, of course, designated by him on the “execution videos”. It is quite obvious that Mr Alston has made this an exceedingly personal issue and his ten-minute presentation smacks of […]

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Sarath Fonseka and the Karuna Paradigm

Saturday, January 9th, 2010

C. Wijeyawickrema, LL.B., Ph.D. “Give us what Colombo gets” “Col. Karuna” was the first major Tamil politician to present the Tamil problems from a non-racial perspective. For this, Mano Ganeshan branded Karuna as a “Tamil traitor.” This had been the usual habit of Tamil separatists in Ceylon/Sri Lanka since 1920s. Even G.G. Ponnambalam was given […]

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Have the Buddhist monks of Sri Lanka faulted by supporting the Government to defeat the LTTE?

Saturday, January 9th, 2010

Achala Gunasekara-Rockwell. PhD (ABD) USA. It has often been asked in international circles, more particularly the pro-LTTE West, as to how Buddhist monks, who have a worldwide reputation for advocating nonviolence, have for the past quarter century in Sri Lanka supported the government’s use of “ƒ”¹…”violence’ against the Tamil “ƒ”¹…”militants’ in contemporary Sri Lanka. This […]

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Towards a new model of governance

Saturday, January 9th, 2010

By Mario Perera, Kadawata Much ink has flowed with regard to the flaws of our present political machinery. The more frequent punching bags are those labeled family banditism and dictatorial behaviour of the president sabotaging the constitution. Family relationships and nepotism always played a part in our politics. However that did not necessarily mean that […]

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IEDs, BIGGER, STRONGER and DEADLIER in Afghanistan says NATO

Saturday, January 9th, 2010

Asoka Weerasinghe Kings Grove Crescent . Gloucester . Ontario . Canada The Editor (Letters) THE OTTAWA CITIZEN Sir: Your story “ƒ”¹…”IEDs: BIGGER, STRONGER, DEADLIER “”…” Expect more roadside bomb attacks: NATO’, takes me back to midnight of July 23, 1983, when four IEDs, Bigger, Stronger and Deadlier were activated by the Tamil Tigers at the […]

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The Travels of a Journalist—6 -ON TOURING ENGLAND WITH A 10-YEAR-OLD: FIRE AND JOY

Saturday, January 9th, 2010

By Shelton A. Gunaratne©2010 Patrick Bennet, an Englishman, was our tour director. David Price, a Welshman, was our coach driver. Trafalgar Tours had assigned them to take good care of us and show us the best of England and Scotland over 11 days beginning June 12, 1990. If we add up the motorway distances between […]

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When The Enemies of The State Collude With A Rogue General In A Vain Bid For Power! Does The Nation Of Sri Lanka Have To Tolerate Such An Affront?

Saturday, January 9th, 2010

Insight By Sunil Kumar Jan.7th 2010 The Greatest Danger of A Sarath Fonseka Leadership even in hypothetical interpretation has been exposed in his wheeling and dealing with pro LTTE Forces as well as defunct members of the terror group themselves! The Nation of Sri Lanka needs to be made aware that the biggest threat to […]

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Sense of proportion and UN Malpractice

Saturday, January 9th, 2010

Ben Silva Mr  Philip Alston, Open letter UN Special Rapporteur on Extrajudicial Killings, Dear Sir, Sense of proportion and UN Malpractice It is essential  to get the correct perspective and a sense of proportion related to issues in Sri Lanka. LTTE have carried out a large number of extrajudicial killings including the killings associated  with […]

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How the UNP & its Common Candidate will develop our Education?

Saturday, January 9th, 2010

By Garvin Karunaratne, Ph.D. The UNP of 1977 to 1995 and the Ranil Wickremasinghe Administration of 2002- 2004, instead of developing our education system have actually reoriented it in favour of the rich. In actuality the UNP successfully created a two tier education system, one for the rich and another for the middle classes. Sri […]

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Media Release – Foreign Ministry clarifies presence of Heads of Missions/ Posts and senior Officials in Colombo

Saturday, January 9th, 2010

Media Release- Public Communications Division Foreign Ministry clarifies presence of Heads of Missions/ Posts and senior Officials in Colombo The attention of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs has been drawn to news items published recently in some sections of the print media claiming that some Heads of Missions and Officials serving in Sri Lanka Missions […]

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Dear UNPers, our Tamil and Muslim Friends

Saturday, January 9th, 2010

Group of concerned UNPers We sent you many letters recently. We will continue to do so in time to come in order to save our country and moreover our party, the UNP from extinction. It is no secret Mangala/JVP combine trapped our beloved leader Ranil Wicremasinghe to agree to put forward Sarath Fonseka who never […]

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A TRIBUTE TO A GREAT SON OF MOTHER LANKA – LATE DR. D.S. BANDARAGE

Saturday, January 9th, 2010

Kithsiri Senadeera “”…” Sydney, Australia Under the British rule and in early post-independence era Sri Lanka’s corporate sector was dominated by British colonials and missionary educated mercantile executives. One of the first to rise to senior executive level of Sri Lanka’s corporate sector from a Buddhist school-Ananda College- was Dr D.S.Bandarage, who passed away recently. […]

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UNITED WE STAND AND DIVIDED WE FALL.

Saturday, January 9th, 2010

RANJIT WICKREMERATNE Because we were united we were able to have Freedom and Peace in our country after very long time. It was only few months back we all celebrated our greatest victory over the most ruthless terror organization in the world L.T.T.E. Most of us thought we wont be able to achieve victory as […]

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Radio Swan – The Imperial Song of Fonseka

Saturday, January 9th, 2010

By Dr. Prashan Premaratne, Australia CIA was directly involved in the “ƒ”¹…”Bay of Pigs’ invasion in Cuba in 1961. Ever since Castro assumed power in Cuba, United States launched multiple attempts to kill Fidel Castro so that they could continue their imperial march into Americas. One of the more open acts of the era was […]

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