Sunday, May 31, 2009

Post-LTTE Sri Lanka will welcome help but resist prescription

By Malinda Seneviratne

(AT)With the end of the war and the defeat of terrorism in Sri Lanka, the focus has shifted to the issue of a ‘political solution’. Sure, we get the usual rant from the British press about non-existent war crimes, rants that are given dignity by ill-informed politicians in Britain and elsewhere in the Europe, all of whom seem to have little to say about 'Abu Ghraib', a place that silences into embarrassment the loquacious tongues holier-than-thou brigade of the world. We know they are a little peeved about being brought down to post-empire dimensions and that the hot hair inside their inflated egos was let out and so on. We also know that Britain and the USA are more than fixated with non-existent things, such as weapons of mass destruction and who knows, even Osama bin Laden. Full text