Wednesday, June 3, 2009

Colonial mindset

By Anuradha Dutt

‘Liberal’ West weeps over LTTE’s decimation

(June 03, New Delhi, Sri Lanka Guardian) Some in the British Government seem to believe that the sun has not set over the empire. How does one otherwise view British Foreign Secretary David Miliband’s officious attempt to meddle in the internal affairs of Sri Lanka, an erstwhile colony? Possibly in the same way that his lapse on Kashmir was condemned by Indian foreign office sources after he proclaimed that the Kashmir ‘issue’ needed to be resolved in order to curb Islamist terrorism. Full text