இவற்றிற்கான களஞ்சியம் May, 2009

May 27 2009

India will pay a heavy price for abdicating a Sri Lanka policy

It was then that Chidambaram, who was part of Rajiv’s inner circle, proceeded to transform his prime minister’s annoyance into action. To send Prabhakaran a message that he cannot get a free lunch from India, Chidambaram’s ministry directed the Tamil Nadu police to confiscate all the communication equipment at their bases in the state that the LTTE was using to contact its cadre in Sri Lanka. Prabhakaran proved to be more politically savvy than either Rajiv or Chidambaram. He went on a highly publicized fast in Chennai, which evoked much sympathy among Indian Tamils.

Caught unawares, Chidambaram then foolishly issued a statement that the seizure of the communication equipment by the Tamil Nadu police was done without consulting his ministry, which, in fact, had initiated the action, according to an account of the incident by J.N. Dixit, then India’s high commissioner in Colombo, in his book, Assignment Colombo.

In the coming years, India will have to pay a heavy price for having abdicated any semblance of a Sri Lanka policy. China, which helped fund and train the effort to defeat the LTTE more than anyone else, will soon get its proverbial pound of flesh when it completes the construction of a billion-dollar port in the Sri Lankan fishing spot of Hambantota which will be used to service and refuel Chinese naval operations in the Indian Ocean. Of more immediate concern for Narayanan’s successor, however, will be the task of dealing with Sri Lankan Tamil refugees who are certain to flock to India once Colombo begins colonizing former Tamil areas, now that the LTTE has been eliminated.

Source: REVENGE DRAMA

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May 14 2009

What can Canada do on Sri Lankan Tamil Issue

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If Canada do the following, why can’t Canada act on Sri Lanka?

“Canada led the world in withdrawing funding of the Hamas government in February of 2006, saying that while the people of the Palestinian territories were free to elect Hamas, Canada would not financially support a government determined to destroy Israel. Other nations soon followed. Recently, the Harper government led the world again in withdrawing Canada from the Durban II conference, a United Nations event ostensibly about fighting racism that instead was about spreading hatred of one people and one state, the Jews and Israel.”

“In 1986, Prime Minister Brian Mulroney led the Commonwealth, or at least the majority of countries in the organization, to adopt sanctions against South Africa in response to apartheid; he did so despite heavy opposition from British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher.”

Source:  http://www.cfrb.com/node/927799

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