Saturday, May 16, 2009

Winning the peace in Sri Lanka

By Ravi Nair

(May 16, Chennai, Sri Lanka Guardian) This weekend or early next week will see the Sri Lankan army hoping to deliver the knockout punch to the remnants of the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE). But President Obama’s timely intervention is a signal to Colombo that its brazen disregard of international humanitarian law – even as it still claims to be mopping up the tenacious LTTE cadres – can no longer be ignored in diplomatic corridors. Full text