The moment that changed world history
THE bomber pilot Paul Warfield Tibbers Jr. who
flew Enola Gay that dropped “Little Boy” on Hiroshima died recently
aged 92 but the cataclysmic fallout of his deed will forever live in
the minds of the survivors of the world’s first atomic bomb.
LTTE’s desperate tactics backfire as Forces’ thrust continues
Tigers classed among worst rights violators in
The LTTE has been deeply perturbed by the
prevailing situation in the Wanni. It seems that none of the
remedies wished by the Tiger leader can redress their woes within
the organisation and only pave the away for their defeat at the
hands of the Security Forces.
An alliance of civilisations
The first International Forum of the Alliance of
Civilisations, conceived as an antidote to the idea that the world
is doomed to a “clash of civilizations”, recently met in Madrid and
revealed that there is more than a grain of truth in Robert Kagan’s
idea that Americans are from Mars and Europeans from Venus.