Saturday, May 16, 2009

SRI LANKA: Military Conflict vs. Propaganda War?

By Thalif Deen

UNITED NATIONS, May 15 (IPS) - The Sri Lankan government, which has come under heavy fire for the massive humanitarian crisis in the country's war zone, is winning the 25-year-old military conflict but is on the verge of losing the propaganda war overseas.

"It is a very stressful time here," says Sri Lanka's Foreign Secretary Palitha Kohona, a former chief of the U.N. Treaty Section. Full text