Friday, May 15, 2009

Before 48 hours

By Nilantha Ilangamuwa

(May 15, Colombo, Sri Lanka Guardian) The failed policies of the Manmohan Singh government of India mark historical losses in Indo-Lanka relations after years of close relations in the crucial area of bilateral issues concerning both nations over the war on terror. There is no doubt at present that the Indian government has no thought out policy over Sri Lanka and this has opened the gates wide for China, Pakistan and Iran to have little love affairs with the Government of Sri Lanka. These three nations are kissing the Island Nation, as well as Russia seems to be a new fourth partner in these new friendships. But these four nations cannot understand what the root causes of the conflict in Sri Lanka are. India can with its deep and inextricable bonds to our island nation but is strangely playing dumb. Full text