Thursday, January 8, 2009

After Kilinochchi

"The Tamil supremacy was established and it was drilled into the heads of the Vellala leaders that they were the leaders of the country. Tamil racism was sponsored by the British in order to crush Sinhala nationalism and they themselves brought labour from present Tamil Nadu to act as a buffer between the Sinhalas in the up country and the British government in Sri Lanka."

by Prof. Nalin de Silva

(January 07, Colombo, Sri Lanka Guardian) The terrorist who had been described as a military genius by Solheim, you remember the guy, has been defeated. It is now only a matter of time before the armed forces and the police that include the special task force will completely defeat the armed terrorist gang that had the support of the west and India at one time or another. I was a participant in a Rupavahini programme recently where I tried to analyse the situation and come to a certain conclusion. However the inexperienced presenter did not know anything on building an argument and he was only happy to fill the time allocated with some words, and he was not interested in the conclusion! I will try to present my case through this column. Full Text