Skip to Content

Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2346

Monthly archive

Democracy Undermined

Tisaranee Gunasekara - They are not similar to the Nazi death camps or the Nazi concentration camps. Even so, they are an abomination, an indecent spectacle unbefitting a county which believes in democracy and the rule of law. No humanitarian operation can result in an internment camp.

As China adheres to non-interference it supported Sri Lanka in the multilateral fora

Chinese Foreign Minister Yang Jiechi commended Sri Lanka on the success achieved in defeating terrorism and reiterated China’s support towards maintaining her independence, territorial integrity & sovereignty.

Sunday Celebrity:Transgender Noori is a 'leading light'

Gopal Ethiraj -

Pernicious role of Indian writers

Asif Haroon Raja - Indian writers are busy spewing venom against Pakistan. B. Raman, Kapil Comerady, Dr Subhash Kapila, Bhaskar Roy are in forefront to spread disinformation and poison to colour perceptions of American and western leadership. They say there can be no improvement in Afghanistan security without taking control of Pakistani western border areas.

Spontaneous Economic Recovery - Mixed Signals of a False Dawn

Hemantha Abeywardena - It is very noble of the fierce economic optimists to keep predicting the end of the present crisis – as something just around the corner. They may clutch at any minute statistical straw in the endeavour to lift up the blanket of gloom; these optimists keep telling us that things have been turned around, but fail to show us the tangible proof, that it, indeed, is the case. So, understandably, most of the folks took these forecasts with a pinch of salt – to symbolize the sour legacy left behind by the same experts, a few years ago.

Democracy Undermined

Tisaranee Gunasekara - They are not similar to the Nazi death camps or the Nazi concentration camps. Even so, they are an abomination, an indecent spectacle unbefitting a county which believes in democracy and the rule of law. No humanitarian operation can result in an internment camp.

U.S. to promote democracy & human rights in Iran funding dissidentsDespite Obama's 'hands off' proclamation

Daya Gamage - The United States will never lose interests in Iran as long as it develops the nuclear weapon and plays an influential role in the region with Iraq and Afghanistan being the major focus in America’s Global War on Terror despite President Obama persists that his country is not meddling in the internal affairs in the post-election turmoil.

India’s divisive backwardness politics

Professor P Radhakrishnan - If the colonial administration pursued “divide and rule” policy, for which it has been blamed time and again, it had reasons, particularly the imperial interests. But when independent India persists with this policy in different forms and in different contexts, in whose interest is it doing so, and who should be blamed for it?

Sri Lanka: The Shame of July 1983

Raj Gonsalkorale - "Unite as one team of patriots as it is not the time to concentrate on differences but on equalities. We must forge unity, understanding and affection for the future "- President Mahinda Rajapaksa at the inauguration of the Committee on Development and Reconciliation in Colombo on the 2nd July 2009.


.