Commissions of Inquiry - a democratic tradition
The fundamental postulate of democracy in Sri
Lanka, leading to the recognition of the rights of the citizen, is
encapsulated in "Mahinda Chintana", the illustrious philosophy of
the President of Sri Lanka.
We will continue fight against terrorism
Army Commander urges patriotic youth to come
forward to complete the mission:
Army Commander Lt. General Sarath Fonseka, who
survived an LTTE suicide attack on April 25, 2006 returned to
full-time duties on July 25, 2006. Since then, he is busy planning
military operations which have put the Sri Lanka Army in a strong
position against the LTTE. From his office in the heavily fortified
Army Headquarters, he maintains regular contact with the field
commanders in the North East.
Why the world has changed in the UN's favour
For many reasons other than Iraq, there is today
a new appreciation for multilateralism and diplomacy in coping with
crises. "Soft power" issues - the U.N.'s natural turf - have risen
to the top of the global agenda. In the past year alone, to cite but
one example, a consensus has emerged on climate change and the
dangers of global warming.