Monday, June 8, 2009

What Next for the Tamil Tigers?

by John Thompson
President Mackenzie Institute, Toronto, Canada

Predictions of the impending end of the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) came thick and fast after the Sri Lankan Army’s offensive swept through their long-held sanctuaries in late 2008 and January of 2009. However, the Tiger’s mental flexibility should not have been underestimated – they staved off complete defeat for four months by taking over 200,000 Tamil hostages; and simultaneously used them as a human shield and a propaganda instrument. By way of comparison, think of a gunman who takes hostages, terrifies and cuffs them, and then issues statements about how concerned he is with their welfare whenever the police return his fire.

Wednesday, June 3, 2009

Persue LTTE/TRO International funds for Developement in the North

By Ian

There were many LTTE and LTTE front organizations that raised billions of dollars in the pretext of delivering an ealam in Sri Lanka. These funds were raised by collecting monthly contributions from the Diaspora and also conducting many illegal activities in many parts of the world. The activities carried out in Sri Lanka by using these funds have had following repercussions.