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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2400

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U.S. Daydreaming about Asian Pacific Leadership

On 20 July, 2011 while addressing an audience of students, opinion-makers and other citizens of South India at the Anna Centenary Library Chennai, U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton desired, India to lead Asia Pacific & Asia.

Burma: A true dialogue or a trick to ease international pressure?

Pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi will meet with Labour Minister Aung Kyi, the first rare meeting between the Nobel laureate and the new army-backed government, quoting an official Reuters News said on Sunday.

Norway … Do You Understand Now?

The time is long overdue to issue a complete apology to the people of Sri Lanka and other Nations where Norwegian funds have been used to prolong or create conflicts write F. Rovik formerly of Norwegians Against Terrorism.

July 1983 – blunder that shamed Sri Lanka

July 23, 1983 was without question a water-shed in Sri Lanka’s post-colonial history. Bungling politicians, rabble rousers, jingoes, the LTTE and their mentors all had an equal share in the calamity that pushed the island into 27 years of bloodshed and destruction.

Who is Rupert Murdoch?

The Australian born American global media baron, Rupert Murdoch was listed three times in the Times 100 as among the most influential people in the world. He is ranked 13th most powerful person in the world in the 2010 Forbes’ ‘The World’s Most Powerful People’ list.

Post 9/11 era has intensified radicalism

Dogma of New World Order (NWO) conceived by Zionists and neo-cons Richard Perle, Paul Wolfowitz and Dick Cheney in 1990 presented Islam as the chief threat to western capitalist system and the US uni-polarism after the fall of Soviet inspired communism.

International vilification campaign; Sri Lanka cannot miss the woods for the trees

Fighting a war is not a Sunday picnic and fighting a mob like the LTTE which respected no one and no international convention, would have been the most difficult war that the Armed Forces of any country would have had to face in living memory. Although some innocent people lost their lives, the Sri Lankan Forces saved the lives of more than 300,000 other innocent civilians.

HRW and Amnesty show their true colors at Capitol Hill: Throws speculations and frenzy exaggerations when questioned

The disaster the world heading in terms of human rights was well demonstrated yesterday (July 15) at Capitol Hill, Washington D.C. It was really shocking and disgusting to witness how the so-called protectors of global human rights shamelessly tried to capitalise the sufferings of my kith and kin in Sri Lanka to fulfill their self serving objectives.

Playing politics with one’s life

The justice system in Saudi Arabia is different from what is being practiced in Sri Lanka and it is based on Sharia law. Once a death sentence is passed on someone for murder it goes through various processes until the higher court confirm the judgment.

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