Archive for September 8th, 2011

I953 US coup in Iran : Lessons for Sri Lanka

Thursday, September 8th, 2011

Shenali Waduge It is widely believed that the success of the Iranian coup & the coup in Guatemala by the US prompted its successive leaders to follow covert action & regime change as a foreign policy. Mohammad Mossadegh was the democratically elected Prime Minister of Iran in 1951. His fall is seen as the perfect […]

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What happened to Barrack Obama the man in his early twenties found his vocation working among poor communities on the south side of Chicago ?

Thursday, September 8th, 2011

By Charles.S.Perera  Young Barrack Obama  of  a white American mother and  a black Kenyan father  was from his  child hood sneered and victimized  in different ways because his skin was black.   He is clever with words and he wrote two books : Dreams from my Father , and  The Audacity of Hope. The books give […]

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An outsider’s view –3, U.S. incarceration rate highest in world:Slash it by half to help balance budget

Thursday, September 8th, 2011

By Shelton A. Gunaratne Professor emeritus of mass communications, Minnesota State University Moorhead  Imagine the entire population of Utah, close to 2.3 million, put behind bars for committing a variety of felonies and other offenses. Also, imagine the entire population of Minnesota, about 4.9 million, put on probation or in parole at the same time. […]

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Libya, propaganda and imperialism

Thursday, September 8th, 2011

Timothy Bancroft-Hinchey Courtesy Pravda. Ru A shot of Libyan hero Muammar al-Gaddafi playing lovingly with his grandchildren on a sofa. An idiotic comment on SKY News, that this seemingly normal behaviour from a grandfather shows just how close the ties of clan can be in this part of the world. The question is, to what […]

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UNWISE GORDON WEISS EXPOSES HIS PARTIALITY AGAIN

Thursday, September 8th, 2011

Malin Abeyatunge The Sunday Observer of 4/9/11reported quote “Gordon Weiss, a former spokesperson of the UN Office in Colombo, who is accused of having spoken adversely on Sri Lanka on many occasions, has been invited to attend a forum by Sri Lankans Without Borders, a group headed by former spokesperson Vijy Sappani of the Canadian […]

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A Remarkable Analysis Of Sri Lanka’s Terrorist Conflict By An Independent Researcher.

Thursday, September 8th, 2011

Insight By Sunil Kumar 7th September 2011 The following item is probably one of the most important compilations about the Sri lanka terrorist conflict wrongfully identified at times as a war when it was an insurgency.The writer a German reasearch analyst has analysed the truth about the Sri Lanka anti-terrorist acampaign suddesfully carrried out by […]

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CNN Says Don’t celebrate Libya just yet

Thursday, September 8th, 2011

By William J. Bennett, CNN Contributor   Libya is a mess. It has been a mess for a long time, but as with other states in the Middle East, it was not always so. As Fouad Ajami put it, “Libya was a wealthy country, blessed with abundant oil, but the despot turned it into one […]

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200th DHAMMA CONFERENCE-Global Sinhala Dhamma Discussion Series (Teleconference): 200th Meeting (September 10, 2011)‏

Thursday, September 8th, 2011

Please ensure that you will make every attempt to  attend this special 200th meeting of our  The teleconference on Saturday, September 10, 2011, 7:00PM-9:00PM (EST) [4:00PM-6:00PM (PST)], will be moderated and led by Ven. PandithAmbalantotaKolithaMahaThero ofSarathchandra Buddhist Center, CA, USA. The topic for this special 200th meeting will be: How To Make Use Of Lord […]

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