Defeat of Hamas would be no victory
If Hamas is destroyed, a more radical group will
replace it. Israel’s security depends on wiser action. I have just
three wishes for the coming year. The first is for the Israeli
government to realise once and for all that the Middle East conflict
cannot be solved by military means.
Year 2009 - Reality and expectations
It is once again time to prognosticate. Perhaps
even to wonder in bewilderment at the issues of 2008 and hope that
somehow, we will transcend the setbacks of another unhappy year in a
brand new calendar year.
President Mohamed Nasheed:
A new era in Maldives
Sri Lanka-Maldives relations achieved another
major milestone yesterday as Maldives President Mohamed Nasheed
began a State visit to Sri Lanka.
Propitious Paranthan and beyond
“We have great confidence that the determined
path we have traversed so far will result in a sustainable peace to
our country and people....