Tilt to war is not irreversible

The international community has miscalculated Sri Lanka’s dynamics. But it is unlikely to reconsider.

US, EU blacken hopes for Tamils

Desperate people do desperate things.

Tamils never approved the Sinhala constitution

“Article 29 represents the solemn balance of rights between the citizens of Ceylon, the fundamental conditions on which they accepted the constitution and these are unalterable under the constitution.”

Sri Lanka’s war in all but name

''Can the ceasefire in Sri Lanka survive the latest violence between the government and the Tamil Tiger rebels?''

‘We will retaliate against Navy aggression’

The head of the LTTE’s Political Wing writes to the head of the Sri Lanka Monitoring Mission, Maj. Gen. Henricsson over the clash last Thursday between the Sea Tigers and the Sri Lanka Navy.

We move with complete freedom

We have the power and right to develop the necessary infrastructure and military strength to provide security to our people within our homeland.

What next for the international community?

Resolutely backing Sri Lanka is not going to prevent a war nor deliver a federal solution.

A Tiger under every stone?

The paranoias of Sinhala Buddhist nationalism explained.

Collective punishment wins international consent

The notion of collective punishment rests on assigning collective responsibility for an action attributed to a representative member of that group.

Sinhala hawks have nothing to lose

The international community’s past policies towards Sri Lanka and its failure to revisit fundamental assumptions is fuelling the slide to renewed war.

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