Friday, January 16, 2009

Prabhakaran is tactically withdrawing into the Sea

by Mahinda Weerasinghe

(January 15, Colombo, Sri Lanka Guardian) Ever since Velupillai Prabhakaran lost Mavil Aru he has been tactically withdrawing. Curiously enough we understand that the sun Sun God now has decided tactically to withdraw into the sea. He came to this original decision after reading ‘Twenty-Thousand Leagues under the Sea’ by Jules Verne.

The plan is brilliant in its elegance and simplicity. While he and his close cahoots will be living under the sea in a submerged bunker, the rest of the LTTE fighting cardre will be swimming in the sea around his bunker and waiting for that great day when the final putsch to regain Tamil Eelam is activated. In fact this plan is not very different from the plan of those Catholic Tamils living in Canada, Norway and other European countries, i.e. to wait in the wings until the ghetto Eelam is liberated by the Pot Pol of Jaffna, from the Sinhalese Buddhist chauvinist. Full Text