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Co-operative maritime diplomacy to curb transnational maritime crimes in Sri Lanka

Diplomacy’ is a term widely used in both the analysis and practice of international relations. As an approach to the topic, it’s worth understanding a few definitions in the launch. ‘Diplomacy’ is basically the management of international relations...


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Bringing accolades to the country, V Viyaskanth in Jaffna becomes a cricket sensation

The story of V Viyaskanth in Jaffna written by Shenali Waduge is published here with due courtesy:


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LTTE has taken murder, extremism and mayhem to the West

UK, France, Canada and wherever LTTE asylum seekers are increasing their numbers and presence has seen an increase in violence and even murders. This attributes to the inherent violence that has been part and parcel of their modus operandi since taking up arms.


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Sea Power of Island Nations in 21st Century: Challenges and Opportunities in Sri Lanka

The 21st century entire gamut of the nature of security is changing rapidly. Indian Ocean (IO) receives attention from state and non-state actors. Extra-regional countries such as the U.S., China and Japan are keen to have some presence in the IO.


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Maritime Collaboration is vital for a Maritime Nation

The beauty of the Indian Ocean was described by the great voyagers, maritime historians, intellectuals, and sea fares,...


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LTTE Thileepan: Since when did UN start getting orders to allow commemoration of dead terrorists?

United Nations Special Rapporteur on Freedom of Peaceful Assembly & Association and the United Nations Special Rapporteur on Freedom of Opinion and Expression are receiving letters to tell Sri Lanka to allow LTTE to commemorate a dead ‘martyr’. Who is LTTE? An internationally banned terrorist organization.


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Those who commemorate terrorists should be given maximum punishment : Terrorism expert Dr.Rohan Gunaratna

Colombo, September 16 (newsin.asia): Dr.Rohan Gunaratna, an international expert on terrorism who is now Honorary Professor at the Sir John Kotelawala Defense University, Sri Lanka, has called for the arrest and trial of pro-LTTE Tamil leader and former MP, M.K.Shivajilingam and others who glorify terrorists.