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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2703

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The Problem GR & Gen Shavendra Poses to the Good Governance Camp

Gotabaya Rajapaksa coming out as the Sri Lanka Podujana Peruma Presidential candidate is bad enough for those who are doggedly in the Good Governance camp. On top of this news to have Lieutenant General Shavendra Silva promoted as the new Commander of the Sri Lanka Army has certainly twisted has certainly twisted this camp’s knickers into double knots. this camp’s knickers into double knots.

 Gen. Shavendra & GR
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The cat and mouse game of chasing Islamic terrorists online

When the Islamist Terrorist attacks took place on Easter Sunday in Sri Lanka by NTJ members the President called on his security services. The call went out on international TV. The country’s security service both domestic and foreign sprung into action. Even retired members of the old disbanded N.I.B.S. which is now called the S.I.S. came to work. Sri Lankan intelligence services serve the ruling party in power, but also serves the past presidents’ political party, but not allowed to be political as it affects the truthfulness of intelligence reports.

The cat and mouse game of chasing Islamic terrorists online
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Tracing Terror online -Part I

When the Terrorist attacks happened on Easter Sunday by radical Islamic terrorists NTJ the President called on his security services. The call went out on international TV. The country’s security service both domestic and foreign sprang into action.

Glen Jenevy
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9/11 – Eighteen Years Later

On Wednesday the USA observed the 18th anniversary of 9/11. The attacks on the soil of the USA was committed not by a hostile state but reportedly by non-state Muslim zealots that were affiliated with Osama bin Laden's al-Qaeda. Nearly 3000 individuals of all faiths died in the attacks.

9/11 – Eighteen Years Later
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John Bolton’s Exit: fast revolving door at the White House and dizzy spells in foreign policy

John Bolton, who was fired this week by his boss up until then, President Trump, did not intend to go quietly, when he publicly contradicted the latter on the events that preceded the ultimate humiliation.
Since firing and resigning are the two sides of the same coin, only one version could be true and only time will let us know what it could be.

John Bolton’s Exit: fast revolving door at the White House and dizzy spells in foreign policy
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Internal Crisis Seen Within UNP Really Party Exercising True Democracy - Sajit Premadasa

UNP Deputy Leader and Minister Sajith Premadasa says that although some internal crisis are seen inside the UNP to those who are not well-versed in democracy, it is really the party exercising true democracy.

Internal Crisis Seen Within UNP Really Party Exercising True Democracy - Sajit Premadasa
Internal Crisis Seen Within UNP Really Party Exercising True Democracy - Sajit Premadasa
Internal Crisis Seen Within UNP Really Party Exercising True Democracy - Sajit Premadasa
Internal Crisis Seen Within UNP Really Party Exercising True Democracy - Sajit Premadasa
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Mushrooming political parties and changing colors!

We think very soon Sri Lanka can beat any country for number of political parties. We now have a party for just two to three persons too, imagine the number of symbols you are going to have in the ballot paper every single party.

Mushrooming political parties and changing colors!
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The Common Root of Supremacists – part 3

Supremacist ideology propounds that human beings can be divided into entities or groups, which can often be around racial lines but such divisions need not be limited to "races" and can include divisions along ethnicity, language, caste, color and creed that should be kept separate; that certain groups are superior to and thus, are more entitled than others to dominate; that these groups are under existential threat and thus, must act and not react to protect their kind; and that the ‘dark times’ in which that we live will only end when they again take power, returning us to a mythical golden age.

The Common Root of Supremacists – part 3
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Don Dharmasena: Yesteryear U.S. Public Diplomacy activist dies at 100

In the early 1950’s when the United States diplomatic mission in Sri Lanka was developing its public affairs program – which is obviously linked to the public diplomacy strategy – the hierarchy of the American Embassy, the ambassador included, turned to two persons to put the foundation to its reach to the general public, media and the officials in the Government of Sri Lanka who were in a position to influence policymakers: Subramanian Chettiah and H. Don Dharmasena.

Mr. H.Don Dharmasena, a veteran public affairs specialist (1953-1979) at United States Information Agency’s Colombo, Sri Lanka office who died at the age of 100 on September 03,2019 with his onetime public affairs assistant in the ‘70s, Daya Gamage. The picture was taken last year when this writer visited him in his California residenc
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Coexistence or co-annihilation?

I have always admired India’s Kerala state for the peaceful coexistence that prevails among various communities there.

 Martin Luther King - Nonviolent coexistence or violent co-annihilation.
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