Archive for May 26th, 2012

What happened in the history of Jaffna

Saturday, May 26th, 2012

H. L. D. Mahindapala The peninsular political culture which began with the occupation of the northern tip by Indian migrants who settled down as colonists in the 12th –13th centuries, can be periodised broadly into four distinct phases, focused exclusively on the internal imperatives, leaving aside the external factors, including the post-independent period that impinged […]

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Former Gen. Fonseka Was Termed Unreliable And Irresponsible By His Critics And Now He Proves It Beyond A Doubt!

Saturday, May 26th, 2012

In Retrospect By Sarath Kumara May 26th 2012 Days after his release from prison which was a magnanimous act by the President of Sri Lanka, former commander of the Armed Forces, General Sarath Fonseka has taken the liberty to dabble in foreign policy matters which only the President is privy to where he seems to have opened […]

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Fonny dances to Western tunes again

Saturday, May 26th, 2012

The Sunday Observer Sarath Fonseka has again attempted to undermine the supreme sacrifices made by soldiers of the same Army he once commanded. Exploiting the special Presidential pardon that enabled him to leave prison with more than three years of his full five-and-a-half-year jail term left, Fonseka is now attempting to play the role of […]

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The ‘Whys’ and the ‘Wherefores’ of Sri Lanka -One ‘Son of the Soil’s’ reading of the past and the present

Saturday, May 26th, 2012

By J.B. MƒÆ’†’¼ller The Sri Lankan Diaspora overseas (mainly in Australia, Britain, Canada, New Zealand and the USA) eagerly and indiscriminately absorbs everything appearing about their Motherland in the international print and electronic media.  All what is done is done in the naƒÆ’†’¯ve belief that there isn’t a spin on the news and that it […]

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‘Tamils against military withdrawal’: Dismantling camps will give rise to terrorism – Expert

Saturday, May 26th, 2012

by Manjula FERNANDO Courtesy Sunday Observer If military camps are dismantled in the North and the East, extremism and terrorism will return, international anti-terrorism expert Prof. Rohan Gunaratna warned yesterday. Responding to comments by Sarath Fonseka on military camps in the North and the East should be reduced, Prof. Gunaratna said the threat of terrorism […]

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