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Latest profile of the LTTE war machine in the east

[b]Latest profile of the LTTE war machine in the east[/b]

[b] Colombo, 13 March, (Asiantribune.com):[/b] Asian Tribune's intelligence unit has put together the following profile of the LTTE's war machine in the east of Sri Lanka:

<i>Raison d’ &ecirc;tre</i>

By Tisaranee Gunasekara

The world is watching. And none of us – Tiger or anti-Tiger – can do without the world. Even if we can dispense with its aid and assistance we have to ensure that our enemies do not benefit from such support. The Tigers need the world not to ban them; legal sanctions could impede the free flow of cash from the Diaspora to the LTTE's coffers; national and regional proscriptions could also interfere with the excellent support work various Tiger front organisations scattered throughout the world are doing for the Sun God's Cause. Post your comments

Assembly poll in Assam : Political parties step up activity

By Lakhyajit Gohain – Asian Tribune

Political parties in the Northeastern province of Assam are stepping up their election activities as the deadline for filing nominations for assembly polls in Assam drawing closer.

LTTE threatens newly appointed Vice-Chancellor of Jaffna

The newly appointed Vice-chancellor of the University of Jaffna, Prof. S. Ratnajeevan H. Hoole, is expected to run into serious difficulties with the LTTE passing death threats if he dares to step into the campus to take up office. He was appointed the Vice-Chancellor by President Mahinda Rajapakse last Thursday.Post your comments

Is the corrupt "civil society" fit to represent the people in Geneva?

H. L. D. Mahindapala

The National Peace Council, headed by Jehan Perera, has been in the forefront of a campaign by the self-styled "civil society" to claim a seat as observers in the future peace talks with the government and the LTTE. They are not the only one in this latest political game to bid for a seat at the peace talks. Even the Colombo Tamils are asking for a seat at the talks. At this rate there is no reason why Pakiasothy Saravanamuttu (claiming to be a leading Tamil in the NGO circuit) and Kumar Rupasinghe (claiming to be a specialist in running several failed NGOs) should not put up demands for separate seats at the Geneva talks.Post your comments

Broken promises and the LG polls

Sunil C. Perera - Reporting from Colombo

Candidates of the local government election make list of promises to their voters but all promises would be dreams when the election is over. This is Sri Lankan style, but some candidates wish to fulfill their promises after assuming their duties as councilors.

Is the corrupt "civil society" fit to represent th

[b]Few little Monkeys Jumping on the bed….[/b]

The WAPS conference the theme and what exactly presented remainds me the nursery rhme three little monkeys jumping on the bed. I thought I can add more to this and present and asnwer to Mr.

LTTE threatens newly appointed Vice-Chancellor of Jaffna

[b]LTTE threatens newly appointed Vice-Chancellor of Jaffna[/b]

[b]Colombo, 13 March, (Asiantribune.com):[/b] The newly appointed Vice-chancellor of the University of Jaffna, Prof. S. Ratnajeevan H. Hoole, is expected to run into serious difficulties with the LTTE passing death threats if he dares to step into the campus to take up office.

Raison d’ être

[i]Raison d’ être[/i]

By Tisaranee Gunasekara

[i][b]"Do we really have to pass through every sort of horror before we can open our eyes?"[/b][/i]

[b]Tim Parks[/b] ([i]Hell and Back[/i])

The world is watching. And none of us – Tiger or anti-Tiger – can do without the world.

Latest profile of the LTTE war machine in the east

The total strength of the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam formation in the East from Verukal to Amparai, according to the latest information collected is around 1391. This number includes the cadres in the military unit, auxiliary force such as Border Force, Administration, Finance, Political division, Police, Pistol Group, intelligence, Military intelligence, etc.Post your comments


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