Archive for February 3rd, 2012

The LTTE was a political hoax

Friday, February 3rd, 2012

by Victor Karunairajan  A community cheated to chaotic consequences because it lacked the consciousness of collective co-existence  The general belief that the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) is a homogenous political organization committed to a liberation struggle to create a State ofEelamis a hoax.  All that Prabakaran wanted was a Sicilian type mafia state […]

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The ugly side of Sri Lanka

Friday, February 3rd, 2012

Sarath Warnakulasuriya Sydney During my recent visit to Sri Lanka, I was pleased to see the massive development projects taking place in the country.We were on a ten day tour that took us to Heritage Kandalama via Pinnawela elephant orphanage. From there we travelled to Sigiriya, Anuradhapura, Mihintale and Polonnaruwa.Our next stop was The Tea […]

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Gunaratne clarifies his stand on capitalism in response to three American critics

Friday, February 3rd, 2012

By Shelton A. Gunaratne  Three obviously Republican replies have appeared in response to my opinion piece “Of wealthy, by wealthy, for wealthy,” published in The (Fargo-Moorhead) Forum on Sunday, Jan. 15. [The original article appeared in the Lankaweb of Jan. 10.] I commend each of them for allowing me the opportunity to elucidate my exposition […]

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Changing Gears

Friday, February 3rd, 2012

Hameed Abdul Karim  The US Empire suffered a major blow to its occupation of Afghanistan when its trouble shooter Richard Holbrooke, nicknamed “ƒ”¹…”raging bull’, died a sudden death in Washington. At this point of time, the US depended entirely on him to pull it out of the quagmire it had got embroiled in Afghanistan. This […]

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IF GOSL DIDN’T, I WILL I HAVE A DREAM, I HAVE A PLAN

Friday, February 3rd, 2012

By Stanley Perera, Melbourne  When Rajiv Gandhi was assassinated, Indian government appointed Jain Commission to investigate.  The Indian High court jailed a LTTE woman conspirator, and sentenced three others to death and now they are awaiting execution. When Sri Lanka’s President Premadasa was assassinated by the LTTE, not even a police inquiry was held by […]

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STRONG DEFENCE MEANS ULTIMATE SURVIVAL

Friday, February 3rd, 2012

PROFESSOR ALI SUKHANVER-The writer is a Pakistan based analyst on defence and strategic affairs.                             What is more important; food or security; health or defence; prosperity or safety; certainly a difficult question to be answered. Today one finds a hurricane of allegations, accusations ultimately forming the shape of suggestions thatPakistanneeds not spend a huge amount on […]

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02 February 12 – 15:08″The Scarborough Curse” – Open Letter to the Editor of Toronto Life Magazine by Triple P

Friday, February 3rd, 2012

Phill Perera Toronto Sri Lankan Students/Alumni Alliance Dear Editor: “The Scarborough Curse” – Open Letter to the Editor of Toronto Life Magazine by Triple P Dear Editor: Here is a response to an article titled, “The Scarborough Curse” written by Don Gillmor on Scarborough, Ontario, Canada.           While surfing the net I came across […]

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