Friday, May 29, 2009

Victory over diplomatic terrorism

David sent Goliath reeling in Geneva on Wednesday. Little Lanka, preening herself on defeating terrorism on home soil, scored an impressive victory over 'diplomatic terrorism' in a hostile terrain. Her resolution to counter an attempt to confer pariah status on her was carried with a majority of 17 votes – 29 for, 12 against and 6 abstaining. Nobody expected her to crush terrorism. Similarly, not many thought it would be able to floor the western bloc at the UNHRC special session. Full text Share on Facebook