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Hanssen-Bauer a carbon copy of Erik Solheim -- the failed

[b]Hanssen-Bauer a carbon copy of Erik Solheim -- the failed peace facilitator[/b]

H. L. D. Mahindapala

Jon Hanssen-Bauer, the new "facilitator" who is due to take over day-to-day operations in the Sri Lankan peace process, is bound to fail in his mission like Erik Solheim, according to political analysts.

Rebellion in the Diaspora?

By Tisaranee Gunasekara

Sri Lankan Tamils have traditionally been law abiding citizens; their innate conservatism and deep seated respect for authority meant that they were slow to oppose the establishment, even when it acted in a manifestly unfree and unfair manner. The Lankan state took the Tamil people for granted precisely because they were slow to oppose the established authority. Since the Tamils were generally patient and acquiescent, the Sinhala establishment thought that it could heap any indignity, any injustice on them, with near total impunity. And it did work, in the case of a majority of Tamils, until the Black July of 1983. Post your comments

LTTE enters cyber terrorism

The Intelligence Agency of the Sri Lanka’s Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) has begun its cyber terror tactics through its agents operating mainly from Norway. Elusive Shanmuganathan Sivasankaran , nom be guerre Pottu Amman, has launched cyber terrorism group and also launched two news websites of the intelligence agency www.sibernews.com and www.nitharsanam.com to to put out threats, intimidations, send hate e-mails, to post spam, viruses and to hack websites.Post your comments

Pak on 12-point strategy to achieve reconstruction goal

By Iqbal Hussain Khan Yousafzai - Reporting from Islamabad

Pakistan Prime Minister Shaukat Aziz has said that the government is working on a twelve point strategy to achieve the goals and objectives of relief, recovery, reconstruction and rehabilitation in the earthquake affected areas.Post your comments

Talking to neighbors key to solution to Naga problem: Therie

By Oken Jeet Sandham – Asian Tribune

Former Finance Minister and NPF MLA K Therie expressed serious concern on the ever complicated Naga political issue and further drew the attention of the House to re-establish the whole approach towards the Naga peace process.

LTTE grabs money-making Hindu temple in Denmark

Danish media is the latest to expose the strong-arm tactics of the LTTE used against Tamils in Europe. Denmark 's national media organizations have began to expose the activities of the militant organization on a regular basis. Latest exposure has focused on the latest acquisition of control over the management and running of the only Hindu temple in Denmark – Siththivinayakar Temple, located in the city of Herne.Post your comments

US-India nuclear deal to have serious implications: Pakistan

By Iqbal Hussain Khan Yousafzai – Reporting from Islamabad

Pakistan has warned that grant of waiver by the US Congress to an agreement with India on civilian nuclear cooperation would have serious implications for the security environment in South Asia and said Islamabad would not accept any discriminatory treatment.

Third party mediation to peace talks will prolong solution

Oken Jeet Sandham – Asian Tribune

Former Chief Minister and Chairman of DAN coalition Dr Hokishe Sema was not in favor of the "Third party mediation" in the Center-NSCN (IM) peace talks. He said such development would only prolong the Naga political problem.

LTTE grabs money-making Hindu temple in Denmark

[b]LTTE grabs money-making Hindu temple in Denmark[/b]

[b]Copenhagen, 19 March, (Asiantribune.com):[/b] Danish media is the latest to expose the strong-arm tactics of the LTTE used against Tamils in Europe. Denmark 's national media organizations have began to expose the activities of the militant organization on a regular basis.

Pak on 12-point strategy to achieve reconstruction goal

[b]Pak on 12-point strategy to achieve reconstruction goal[/b]

By Iqbal Hussain Khan Yousafzai - Reporting from Islamabad

[b]Islamabad, 19 March, (Asiantribune.com): [/b]Pakistan Prime Minister Shaukat Aziz has said that the government is working on a twelve point strategy to achieve the goals and objectives of relief, recovery, reconstruction and rehabilitation in the earthquake affected ar

LTTE enters cyber terrorism

[b]LTTE enters cyber terrorism[/b]

The Intelligence Agency of the Sri Lanka’s Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) has begun its cyber terror tactics through its agents operating mainly from Norway.

Rebellion in the Diaspora?

[b]Rebellion in the Diaspora?[/b]

By Tisaranee Gunasekara

[b][i]"He was patient and though, perhaps, he protested inwardly, he was
obviously more careful of his own interests….

Hanssen-Bauer a carbon copy of Erik Solheim -- the failed peace facilitator

H. L. D. Mahindapala

Jon Hanssen-Bauer, the new "facilitator" who is due to take over day-to-day operations in the Sri Lankan peace process, is bound to fail in his mission like Erik Solheim, according to political analysts. Reason: he is a carbon copy of Erik Solheim who has failed in his mission to bring peace to Sri Lanka. Post your comments


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