Archive for August 14th, 2011

The humbling of President Obama: Lessons for the Third World

Sunday, August 14th, 2011

By Garvin Karunaratne, Ph.D.(Michigan State University)  The World breathed fresh air for once when President Obama won the US Presidential Election in 2008. The United States under President George W. Bush had got involved in two wars, one for Oil wealth in Iraq and another in Afghanistan in the quest of Osama Bin Laden, the […]

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Hillary Clinton ‘s visit to Tamil Nadu , was it an unintelligent Diplomatic move or was there an ulterior motive.

Sunday, August 14th, 2011

By Charles.S.Perera  Hillary Clinton’s visit to Tamilnadu, undoubtedly has an undertone of ulterior motives, but how sinister they are, have to be examined before they surface into the open. Of course the US State Secretary’s itinerary had been prepared by none other than the Sri Lankan terrorist-lover Robert Blake, the US Assistant Secretary in Asia. […]

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No Tamil Homelands – Part 3 – Sinhala Origin of the Word Jaffna, not Tamil

Sunday, August 14th, 2011

Dilrook Kannangara The aim of the series of articles is to prove that there never were any Tamil homelands in Sri Lanka. Obviously Tamils lived in the island nation as long as the Sinhalese lived and every Tamil individual is entitled to the same rights as any other individual. Tamil racist websites and other propaganda […]

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Western Misconceptions

Sunday, August 14th, 2011

By Amila Wijesinghe, United Arab Emirates The international community, namely the western countries, have proved quite eager in their attempt to accuse the Sri Lankan government for heinous war crimes during the 30 year long civil war in the country. This can be seen from the recent media attacks towards the government, such as the […]

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Causes and Lessons from the British Riots

Sunday, August 14th, 2011

  By Hameed Abdul Karim-Courtesy The Island  Riot policeman stand guard in Tottenham, north London, late Saturday, Aug. 6, 2011, after two patrol cars were attacked by members of a community where a young man was shot dead by police on Thursday took to the streets to demand “justice.” Officers had been attempting to carry out […]

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Ups and Downs of a Rajapaksa Regime

Sunday, August 14th, 2011

by Gomin Dayasri                                                 The Mahinda Rajapaksa regime falls into three periods, all with their ups and downs. First, the period of JVP domination when 41 parliamentarians held a government to account; second, the golden era of triumphing over terrorism with MP’s of the UNP joining the fold; third, the post war period where the government […]

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The Lankans Seemed Disoriented At Hambantota.Hopefully Lessons Will Be Learnt Or Else The Price Could Be Costly!

Sunday, August 14th, 2011

Top Spin By Suni August 14th 2011 The Sri Lankans at Hambantota as much as they did at Pallekelle seemed like a bunch of drunken sailors aboard a rudderless ship albeit celebrating two insignificant T20 wins yet unable to contain their opponents as they floundered away to their second ignominious ODI defeat in a row […]

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Pardon given to Mrs. Abdul Careem Kanzul Maharifa

Sunday, August 14th, 2011

 PRESS RELEASE BY THE SRI LANKAN EMBASSY IN  UAE It is with great pleasure that the Embassy of UAE announces the pardon given to Mrs. Abdul Careem Kanzul Maharifa who was accused of causing the death to a sponsor’s wife by repeatedly hitting her head and face with an ornamental pot and Sharia Court issued […]

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Indicted N.Y. Financier Gave Big to Hillary and Terror Charity

Sunday, August 14th, 2011

By RICHARD ESPOSITO, KRISTIN JONES, ANNA SCHECTER and BRIAN ROSS (@brianross) Oct. 16, 2009  [ Submitted by hela puwath: Worth reading again. – Go to the link below if you have tips, ideas for the ABC News Investigative Team – Be Serious!. ABC News Tip Line:  Do You Have an Idea for the ABC News […]

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