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by Tuan
15 Apr 2014 04:06
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Sri Lanka - News and Discussion
Replies: 3770
Views: 381949

Re: Sri Lanka - News and Discussion

Sri Lanka - UN Inquiry Just the Start of a Long Road to Justice
http://www.huffingtonpost.co.uk/frances ... 39951.html
by Tuan
31 Mar 2014 19:49
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Sri Lanka - News and Discussion
Replies: 3770
Views: 381949

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Sri Lanka Proscribes 15 Suspected LTTE Front Organizations Abroad as Foreign Terrorist Entities Under UN Resolution 1373 http://dbsjeyaraj.com/dbsj/archives/29147 The proscribed entities listed in the Gazette consist of the main LTTE and 15 other alleged front organizations of the tigers.The proscr...
by Tuan
30 Mar 2014 05:02
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan - Jan 04, 2014
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Views: 136627

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Saudis woo Pakistan with $1.5 billion grant -- Why now? http://news.yahoo.com/saudi-arabia-woos-pakistan-1-5-billion-grant-173427055.html As US president Barack Obama looks to mend ties with Saudi Arabia in Riyadh today, the Saudis hope to shore up regional support. Their $1.5 billion gift has rais...
by Tuan
28 Mar 2014 05:44
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Sri Lanka - News and Discussion
Replies: 3770
Views: 381949

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Dangerous defeat in Geneva by Dr. Dayan Jayatilleka - on 03/28/2014 http://groundviews.org/2014/03/28/dangerous-defeat-in-geneva/ Having lost the crucial vote in Geneva and opened the door to an international investigation, Sri Lanka is now in new territory. Sri Lankans saw who their real friends w...
by Tuan
01 Feb 2014 20:47
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Sri Lanka - News and Discussion
Replies: 3770
Views: 381949

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U.S. Envoy to Visit Sri Lanka as Pressure Builds for War Crimes Inquiry http://www.nytimes.com/2014/01/31/world/asia/sri-lanka.html?partner=rss&emc=rss&_r=1 NEW DELHI — A top State Department official is expected to arrive in Sri Lanka on Friday, just three days after the United States annou...
by Tuan
05 Feb 2013 22:42
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Sri Lanka - News and Discussion
Replies: 3770
Views: 381949

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Sri Lankan Leader Seems to Reject Greater Autonomy for Tamils
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/02/05/world ... share&_r=0
by Tuan
21 Jan 2013 01:49
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Sri Lanka - News and Discussion
Replies: 3770
Views: 381949

Re: Sri Lanka - News and Discussion

Tuan what's your views on the LTTE leadership towards the end??? guess you were lucky not to meet Mathaya's and other fate. What happened to the LTTE leadership towards the end is history. There have been over 150,000 lives and over 30 years lost in the conflict in Sri Lanka. Now that the LTTE has ...
by Tuan
16 Jan 2013 10:28
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Sri Lanka - News and Discussion
Replies: 3770
Views: 381949

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You're right! But I should do the same in Sri Lanka, but the Rajapaksa & Co. will label me a terrorist and lock me up in "rehab-centers"... :eek:
by Tuan
16 Jan 2013 10:16
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Sri Lanka - News and Discussion
Replies: 3770
Views: 381949

Re: Sri Lanka - News and Discussion

Dear Members, My name is Kagusthan Ariaratnam aka Murali. I am originally from Sri Lanka and came to Canada in 1997 as a political refugee. While I was attending high school in Jaffna during 1990s, I was forcibly recruited by the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE), under the demand that at leas...
by Tuan
16 Aug 2012 06:38
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Sri Lanka - News and Discussion
Replies: 3770
Views: 381949

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Sri Lanka 'must seek' UN help over deadly prison violence
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-19274037
by Tuan
11 Mar 2010 05:03
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Sri Lanka - News and Discussion
Replies: 3770
Views: 381949

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China to build new international airport in Sri Lanka
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/south_asia/8560544.stm
by Tuan
27 Oct 2009 20:48
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Sri Lanka - News and Discussion
Replies: 3770
Views: 381949

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Video: 'Raj Rajaratnam provided relief funds to Tamils, Muslims and Sinhalese in Sri Lanka'

Joe Leahy of The Financial Times reports from the village in Southern Sri Lanka, where Galleon built houses for 2004 tsunami victims:

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by Tuan
20 Oct 2009 03:31
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Sri Lanka - News and Discussion
Replies: 3770
Views: 381949

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Terrorism expert Prof. Rohan Gunaratna claims credit for KP's arrest; in a new SBS Dateline documentary done by Amos Roberts… Professor Rohan Gunaratna, who runs the International Center for Political Violence and Terrorism Research, in Singapore and close to Sri Lanka's Defence Secretary, who's cre...
by Tuan
28 Sep 2009 22:27
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Sri Lanka - News and Discussion
Replies: 3770
Views: 381949

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Well, I don’t really participate in discussions on this forum but read it regularly. Just for the record, as a moderate Sri Lankan Tamil I was all for Delhi’s policy on supporting Colombo in wiping out LTTE once and for all in order to bring peace to the Sri Lankan nation. Having said that Delhi now...
by Tuan
12 Jul 2009 06:34
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Sri Lanka - News and Discussion
Replies: 3770
Views: 381949

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Doctors’ orders

Colombo’s order to the Red Cross to cut back its work at Tamil internment camps is an outrage. The world must boycott Sri Lanka until it starts releasing detainees

http://www.timesonline.co.uk/tol/commen ... 676993.ece
by Tuan
12 Mar 2009 03:24
Forum: History & Current Affairs Archive
Topic: Intelligence & National Security Discussion
Replies: 4621
Views: 814230

Re: Intelligence & National Security Discussion

The era of the private intelligence agencies Private intelligence services are non-state actors involved in the sector of Intelligence and are primarily collecting and analyzing information by outsourcing public funding and by providing assistance to large multinationals. In recent years, and after...
by Tuan
15 Feb 2009 20:17
Forum: History & Current Affairs Archive
Topic: Intelligence & National Security Discussion
Replies: 4621
Views: 814230

Re: Intelligence & National Security Discussion

Here is a blog that run by a LTTE insider from Colombo, Sri Lanka in which he talks about the LTTE suicide killer squad known as the “LTTE intelligence wing” and its affiliation with other terrorist groups in the Indian subcontinent region. He also reveals that as early as 1993, LTTE sent an operati...
by Tuan
24 Oct 2008 07:22
Forum: History & Current Affairs Archive
Topic: Intelligence & National Security Discussion
Replies: 4621
Views: 814230

Re: Intelligence & National Security Discussion

So LTTE initially might have had Indian support but it got additional sponsors who armed it with all that weaponry. Who was it and are they still sponsoring them? And looks like there was a blindspot on Indian side due to earlier contacts. Rohan Gunaratna (currently head of the International Centre...

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