Saturday, May 30, 2009

Sri Lanka’s sacrifice of life may sow seeds of a new conflict

This writer is a well known tiger sympathizer, who is obviously fed by the tigers blood money
Sarath Fonseka celebrates victory

General Sarath Fonseka, left, celebrated his victory with a parade yesterday

(TOL)Pakistan’s military commanders must be eyeing Sri Lanka with envy as they struggle to defeat the Taleban in the northwestern region of Swat. Perhaps Nato officers in Afghanistan are too.

Sri Lanka is far smaller, with very different terrain, and its 26-year civil war with the Tamil Tigers was based on ethnicity rather than interpretations of Islam. Full text