Archive for January 13th, 2014

US accuses countries forgetting its own use of Cluster Bombs and WMDs

Monday, January 13th, 2014

Shenali D Waduge “Military men are just dumb stupid animals to be used as pawns in foreign policy.” ” Henry Kissinger.  America cries ‘bring down dictators’ little forgetting that they vote for Presidents who do not think twice about ordering use of chemicals upon entire villages and wiping out the natives of nations they invade […]

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The pursuit of happiness?

Monday, January 13th, 2014

By Shelton A. Gunaratne  professor emeritus in communication, lives in Moorhead, Minn.  Tracy Frank’s story titled “The pursuit of happiness?” in the Sunday edition of The (Fargo, N.D.) Forum’s She Says section (Jan. 12, 2014) drew my instant attention because it was the exact topic of our monthly Buddhist Discussion Group on Saturday. However, after […]

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UNHRC SESSIONS IN GENEVA IN MARCH 2014

Monday, January 13th, 2014

Chanaka Bandarage (i)                An International Commission of Enquiry against Sri Lanka?  At the next UNHRC sessions in Geneva in March 2014, there is the possibility that an International Commission of Enquiry can be set up to investigate the war crimes allegations against Sri Lanka, in relation to the final stages of the war against Tamil […]

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Two shades of immunity

Monday, January 13th, 2014

Kishore Mahbubani The writer is dean and professor in the practice of public policy of the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy at the National University of Singapore-Courtesy The Indian Express As we move away from a monocivilisational world of Western domination of world history to a multicivilisational world, our minds must begin retooling […]

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