Monday, May 25, 2009

Lest we should forget

(TI)Sri Lankan armed forces and the government under the leadership of the President have achieved a monumental victory against a highly organized, well equipped and fully armed terrorist group who were also backed by treacherous local politicians and their colonial masters. This victory would be comparable to the great victories won by ancient kings against foreign invaders who came from South India, Portugal, Holland and Britain. Those invaders won when the leadership in Sri Lanka was weak and lost when it was strong. Similarly the LTTE gained ascendancy when our leadership was weak and lost ground when it was strong and finally was wiped out by a leadership that could stand up to everything that local and foreign forces could throw at it. Full text