24 September, 2020

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Israeli Presence In Colombo: Bound To Aggravate Communal Tension?

By Latheef Farook –

Latheef Farook

“Israel’s foreign policy is that the national interest of Israel is the ultimate test and that the Israelis pursue this with cold blooded calculation” – late eminent journalist Mervyn De Silva.

The Zionist Jewish entity of Israel which has been sneaking into Sri Lanka time and again only to have been expelled, found a firm foothold in Colombo now. The island’s growing ties with Israel have become cause for serious concern among many especially within the beleaguered Muslim community which fears that this may spell disaster for them.

This fear emanates from Israel’s long record of hostility towards Muslims and its crucial role in the United States led western global campaign against Muslims under the guise of fighting a so called war on terrorism. It becomes still worse because a small minority of nationalists who, openly call for the expulsion of Tamils and Muslims from the island, are now in influential positions while Muslims parliamentarian remain subdued and ineffective.

In the recent past ministers, top government and private sector officials, tourists and many others started visiting Israel while Israeli entrepreneurs began investing in many sectors indicating the flourishing relations facilitated by the globalisation and open economy.

Israelsought to establish closer ties withSri Lankaas early as 1950s. Answering a question on foreign affairs late prime Minister Mr S.W.R.D.Banadaranike said in the parliament on 14 August 1958 that” on assuming office Israel continued to pressurise to send an Israeli diplomatic representative as agreed by the previous  government. Well, I said,” Yes you may do so”. Then the question of appointing our representative toIsraelarose and I have just laid by for further consideration.”

It was during Prime Minister W Dahanayake’s period a non resident ambassador was appointed toIsraelin 1958, but he was recalled by Prime Minister Mrs Srimavo Bandaranaike. The Sri Lankan Ambassador toRomelooked after the Israeli affairs during the UNP government between 1965 and 1970.

During the 1970 general elections expelling the Israeli mission in Colombo was a pledge by the United Front which attracted sizable Muslims votes. Fulfilling her promise Mrs Srimavo Bandaranaike closed down the Israeli mission in Colombo despite threats of economic boycott .It was during her time in the mid 1970s the Palestine Liberation Organisation opened its representative office which was elevated to full embassy status in 1982. The island’s fiercely independent and dignified policy and the overall attitude towards Israel was such that in 1979, Sri Lankan Cricket Team refused to play its match against Israel in the 15 nation qualifying competition in the 2nd Prudential World Cricket Competition in England.

Then came the disastrous July 1983 anti Tamil riots when the government had to deal with the rising  Tamil militancy in the north .With both the United States and Britain refused to help, President Jayewardene turned to other countries. Israel which always thrives on others’ misery grabbed the opportunity, came forward to help, leading to the establishment of an Israeli Interest Section in the US Embassy in Colombo with David Matna, later reported belonging to Israeli intelligence service, Mossad, appointed as resident head.

Muslims opposed the move. Leading a delegation respected senior Muslim politician and Chairman of UNP Dr M.C.M. Kaleel met President Jayewardene to express Muslim concerns. But dismissing them President Jayewardene stated “well, I will go even to devil to get help. If the Muslims wanted they can remain in the government, otherwise they can leave”. Muslim parliamentarians were placed in an embarrassing and helpless situation and Foreign Minister A.C.S.Hameed had to defend   the move. This was one of the reasons why the frustrated Muslims, especially those in the east, turned to Sri Lanka Muslim Congress for a forum of their own to raise their voice, though it later ended up as a disaster. Under these growing ties Israeli President Chaim Herzog paid an official visit toSri Lankain 1986.

It was proved time and again that Israelis have no special feelings for Sri Lanka which they consider “as an undeveloped and uncivilised country with monkey like people who are not long out of the trees and should not expect much” as disclosed in the book “By Way of Deception; The Making and Unmaking of a Mossad Officer” by Victor Ostrovsky and Claire Hoy.

Insulting Sri Lankans further   the author of this book stated in page 128 as follows;

“Next I was assigned to the high ranking officers who were looking for radar equipment. I was told to take them to manufacturer inAshdodnamed Alta that could do the work. But when he saw their specifications, the Alta representative said,” They’re just going through the motions. They are not going to buy our radar”

“Why? I said.

“These specs were not written for these monkeys (referring to Sri Lankans) the man said.” They were written by a British radar manufacturer called Deca, so these guys already know what they’re going to buy. Give them a banana and send them home. You’re wasting your time.

“Okay, but how about a brochure or something to make them happy?”

The conversation was going on in Hebrew while we all sat together eating cookies and drinking coffee and tea. The Alta rep said he didn’t mind giving them a lecture to make it look as if they weren’t brushed off,” but if we are going to do that, let’s have some fun.”

With that he went into another office for a set of big transparencies of a large vacuum –cleaner system that is used to clean harbours after oil spills. He had a series of colourful schematic drawings. Everything was written in Hebrew, but he lectured in English on this “high capability radar equipment”. I found it difficult not to laugh. He laid it on so thick, claiming this radar could locate a guy swimming in the water and practically tell his shoe size, his name and address and his blood type. When he’d finished, the Sri Lankans thanked him said they were surprised at this technological advancement, but that it wouldn’t fit their ships. We knew about their ships. We built them.

This book came out with startling revelations ofSri Lanka’s secret relations withIsraeland in view of their seriousness President Ranasinghe Premadasa appointed a presidential commission of inquiry into allegations. Among those who gave evidence was eminent journalist Mervyn de Silva. He stated as follows:

“He said that he was of the opinion that the opening of the Israeli Interest Section in Colombo was an unwise step in the face of formal protests and warnings by the leader of the Opposition and the ruling party’s Muslim members led by Dr M.C.M.Kaleel.   It was wrong to have assumed that Israel’s national interests coincided with Sri Lanka’s national interests, and more particularly with Sinhalese interests.  Mervyn de Silva went on to say that the elementary fact of Israel’s foreign policy is that the national interest of Israel is the ultimate test and that the Israelis pursue this with cold blooded calculation.

Finally President Ranasinghe Premadasa closed down the Israeli Interest Section inColomboon 20 April 1990 and discontinued diplomatic relations with Israel.

Once again Secret talks between Israel and Sri Lanka began in 1996 when the then Foreign Minister Lakshman Kadirgamar was hospitalized in New Delhi for a kidney operation. The Israeli ambassador in New Delhi, accompanied by the then Indian Ambassador in Colombo Sivashankar Menon who was earlier the Indian ambassador in Israel before coming to Sri Lanka and later Foreign secretary in India, visited Mr. Kadirgamar in the hospital. According to reports the Israeli ambassador had visited Mr. Kadirgamar frequently in the hospital and these secret contacts led to the resumption of diplomatic relations between the two countries in June 2000.

Thus even when there were no formal ties, there was still activity with military delegations visiting Israel and purchasing arms. These ties continue until W.M.Seneviratne from the Foreign Service was appointed as the island’s ambassador to Israel.

The often raised question is what is the guarantee that the Israelis will not use the nationalists and extremists to whip up hostility against Muslims? This is the reason why the Muslims fear the Israeli presence may harm the existing ties within the communities and further complicate the ethnic conflict. Already there were widespread speculations that Israel played a crucial role in aggravating the split between the Tamils and Muslims who lived in peace and harmony in the East.

It was under such circumstance Sri Lanka’s Foreign Secretary Dr Palitha Kohona visited Israel with a formal greeting from President Mahinda Rajapakse to Israeli President Shimon Peres, drenched in Palestinian blood especially his Qana massacre of more than one hundred innocent civilians in the United Nations compound.

During his four day visit Dr. Kohona visited ‘Yad Vashem’ the holocaust memorial. However, Dr Kohona didn’t find time to visit villages such as Deir Yassin and Kafr Qassim in the outskirts of Jerusalem where Nobel Prize winning Jewish terrorist Menachem Begin massacred Palestinians men, women, children and the aged. He even ripped open a pregnant Palestinian woman’s stomach and shot at the foetus.

Then came the first high profile visit of former Prime Minister Ratnasiri Wickremanayake, accompanied by a team which included his secretary Mahinda Bandusena who was the island’s former ambassador to Israel, in March 2008 where he, perhaps to please the Israelis and displaying his ignorance, accused Palestinians in Syria and Lebanon of training Tamil youths. He also said that the Tamil youths learnt the art of suicide bombing from some Palestinian groups, an accusation yet to be proved.

But what was conspicuously absent in Mr. Wickremanayake’s speech was the role played byIsraelin training both Tamil youths and the Sri Lankan government forces.  In this regard once again I like to quote from the book By Way of Deception –The Making and Unmaking of a Mossad Officer” page 67 and 68;

“ The Israelis also trained elite forces, for both sides-( Tamil militants and the government forces) without either side knowing about the other and helped Sri Lanka cheat the World Bank and other investors out of millions of dollars to pay for all the arms they were buying from them”

In pages 129 and 130 the same book  stated;“ Yosy was also looking after a group being trained by the Israelis. But they weren’t supposed to meet my people. They were Tamils, bitter enemies of my Sinhalese group”

The Tamils were training at the commando naval base. learning penetration techniques, mining landings, communications and how to sabotage ships similar to the Devora. There were about 28 men in each group, so it was decided that Yosy should take the Tamils toHaifathat night while I took the Sinhalese to Tel Aviv, thus avoiding any chance encounters.

The real problem started about two weeks into the courses, when both the Tamils and Sinhalese-unknown to each other, of course were training at Kfar Sirkin. It is a fairly large base, but even so, on one occasion the two groups passed within a few yards of each other while they were out jogging. After their basic training routine at Kfar Sirkin, the Sinhalese were taken to the naval base to be taught essentially how to deal with all the techniques the Israelis had just taught Tamils. It was pretty hectic. We had to dream up punishments or night training exercises just to keep them busy, so that both groups wouldn’t be in Tel Aviv at the same time. The actions of this one man (Amy) could have jeopardized the political situation inIsraelif these groups had met.

According to local reports Prime Minister Wickremanayake had also stated that Sri Lanka and Israel share a lot of commonalities and both nations have been at the receiving end of terror attacks. It is difficult to understand how could there be commonalities between Sri Lanka, with a recorded history of more than 2500 years and a civilization based on religious traditions and an agricultural society which produced some of the finest tank building engineering skills, with sixty year old Israel established in the lands robbed by means of violence and terrorism from Palestinians.

Later a parliamentary delegation led by Leader of the House Nimal Sripala De Silva visited Israel. Since  then several ministers and top officials visited Israel. Certainly a great achievement for Israel.

No doubtSri Lankais a small country. However its dynamic foreign policy in all international forums, especially under late Prime Minister Mrs. Srimavo Bandaranaike, won the hearts of people all over theMiddle East.  In fact the moment you say you are from Sri Lanka their faces   brighten with a smile showing their love and affection to this country.  Under such circumstances is there any need to jeopardize our age old harmonious relations with Muslim countries based on solid foundations for the sake of the cruel Jewish state?

In fact Zionist Jews do not have such generosity towards Sri Lanka.All what they do wherever they go is to carefully screen and pick up racist elements to unleash violence against Muslim and pit communities against each other in keeping with their policy of flourishing in violence.

The Israelis have entered our island like midnight thieves and started spreading their tentacles from the media to businesses and other establishments and   cultivating politicians as they always do.  It is matter of time that Sri Lanka   pays the price for the folly of allowing Israelis here. This is the reason why the island’s Muslim community has been deeply concerned about the growing Israeli presence in Sri Lanka.

To justify their fear they cite what happened to Muslims in India. According to New Delhi based fortnightly “Milli Gazette” of 1-15 December 2009, Hindu extremist organizations   get lot of money from Israel via Europe to kindle communal riots against Muslims. Indian Home Ministry disclosed that in 2008 alone RS 7877 crores were received by Hindu organizations which were used for subversive activities in the form of riots, bomb blasts and creating circumstances detrimental to Muslims. The report added that “investigation give credence to the belief that Hindu terrorists are poisoning the socio-political atmosphere inIndiaandIsraelis helping them through financial help”.

Now the question is what is the guarantee that the Israelis would not do the same thing in Sri Lanka.Can the island afford this risk especially in the context of an organized racist campaign  against the island’s Muslim community?Ends

 

 

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    Exactly I agree with this writer, some dumb fools might say that we are opposed to the Israelis because they are our enemies, correct their motive is to keep the Muslims & Arabs divided never to concentrate on their brutal occupation of Palestine,so that we will be concentrating our power & energy to fight each other, many of their espionage work was revealed by ex CIA & Mossad officials, their track record is ample evidence to any student who follows International Politics how they incited Shia & Sunni in Pakistan, Iraq, & Lebanon.
    I am a witness to the Civil war in Lebanon during 1987 to 1993, I doubt nowhere in the world disputes, militias were armed & split each other like in Lebanon first they split the Phlangist Catthab Arab christian militia into two another emerged as Uwaith, this christian group was fighting the PLO led by Yasser Arafath & PFLP led by George Habash another Shia group called Amal was the first Militia was split & another emerged now called Hizbullah(Party of God) their was Druze & another Sunni Groups in North & South finally the state Army led by General Michel Aoun.
    All these Militias were fighting each other for yrs & caused havoc in Lebanon finally they realized it was Mossad & CIA behind their split & infighting reached a truce & held elections & formed a Govt, Hafez Al Assad former president too played a crucial role in uniting the Lebanese never allowing Mossad to gain upper hand against the Arabs.

    I understand many Buddhist were given job opportunities in Israel, if you speak with them we can understand how Islam Hate virus is infected into their minds, no doubt Hela Urumaya is donated with a huge amount to confront the Muslims here.
    Israelis are hurt because President Mahinda Rajapaksa is an ardent Supporter of Palestinians this needs to be reversed.

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      Really.. Thats why all the Sunna Block of the Arab League are backing and arming wars in Syria.. As they didn in the maghreb… Why dont you ask the salafist like Latheef Farook why the racist evil saudis of the salafist gave the islands of Tiran and Sanafir away to their new friends.. And dont you dare compare Sheikh Hassan Nasrallah, Ismail Haniyeh to salafist racist like Latheef Farook.. All his writings one-sided and over the top and replete with false analogies… From the maghreb to Arabia and to indonesia have relationship and dialog with Israel.. Only slafist and tora boora cave mentality such as Latheef Farook live in a different world of hate..

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        What a joke it is to refer to Latheef Farook as a Salaafist and racist. Perhaps, the commentator does not know the meanings of these words. Better know their meanings before using them.

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          Ohh Really People like you and Latheef Farook Salaafist radicals are the cause of the decline of the Islamic world.. Blame every one else in the world apart from the radical racist Salaafist like you and the Latheef Farooks of the world.. Let me give you a good but small eg:

          ‘An unbelievable leaked video of an auction for a suicide bomber against
          Syria! This takes place in a hotel conference room in Jeddah, Saudi
          Arabia. The atmosphere is festive, and the audience has children in it.
          But the merchandise auctioned is human flesh and blood!
          The video
          shows the father, abu-salah, attending the auction and offering his son
          Khaled as sacrifice.The father receives 1.5 million Riyals ($400,000) as
          future compensation for his son’s demise in Syria. At one point in the
          video, the father is elated at the high bids.
          What kind of father
          sells his son? What kind of person pays to have a stranger blow himself
          up? These are questions that Saudi Arabia, Gulf Arab states, Obama,
          Hillary Clinton and Europeans must answer because of their support of
          these terrorists in Syria.’

          http://www.liveleak.com/view?i=d07_1338054372

          Imagine selling ones son as a suicide bomber to kill other people, Muslims, Arabs, in another nation.. Nodoubt Salaafist like Latheef Farook would be the first to bid and quick to blame other people for the actions of Radical islamist.. and spread FITNA FITNA..

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    ha ha ha ha ha..CMB telegraph.. Now i know you guys have to seem to be journalistic and give all points of view.. to a certain extent.. no doubt.. but this [Edited out]Latheef Farook… with this hate and conspiracy theories.. surely all these factless rubbish goes beyond even the human imagination of hate… one should ask Latheef Farook.. why most of the leading Arab governments have relationships with Israel.. Qatar, Saudis, UAE etc etc have what shall we call it special interest sections or in those nations commercial relationships.. what a joke even the arabs will be laughing at Latheef Farook.

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      ha ha haa Mr. Samuel James..
      i must tell, Mr Latheef has nailed this article.. and i see a true Goyim in Sri lanka has commented in this post.. he is perfectly doing his job.. i agree that rubbish (rabbi’s) hate, goes beyond the human imagination.. and please get your dark books updated (keep digging the Al Aqsa) about the arab worlds relationship with Israel.. when you are not even allowed to maka a call to Israel from KSA, UAE, etc, how would you expect them to have government relationship?? haha.. I agree that Qatar is funded by Zionism now.. and that is factually true coz Qatar is the first country that came into your mind in the arab world.. I agree the smartest and the most miss guided people on this planet is the Zionist movement (Israel).. im sorry mate, the time will come.. all your preparation (Zionist movements) for the arrival of the one eyed (potta) messiah will be gone in vain.. We are waiting for him!!! bring him on..

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        ruzaik.. here is a good example of what you and Farook people like you stand for…
        ‘An unbelievable leaked video of an auction for a suicide bomber against
        Syria! This takes place in a hotel conference room in Jeddah, Saudi
        Arabia. The atmosphere is festive, and the audience has children in it.
        But the merchandise auctioned is human flesh and blood!
        The video
        shows the father, abu-salah, attending the auction and offering his son
        Khaled as sacrifice.The father receives 1.5 million Riyals ($400,000) as
        future compensation for his son’s demise in Syria. At one point in the
        video, the father is elated at the high bids.
        What kind of father
        sells his son? What kind of person pays to have a stranger blow himself
        up? These are questions that Saudi Arabia, Gulf Arab states, Obama,
        Hillary Clinton and Europeans must answer because of their support of
        these terrorists in Syria.’

        http://www.liveleak.com/view?i=d07_1338054372

        TO MURDER other Humans Muslims, and arabs.. Enough said…… and hey come back next time with facts not good old fashion FITNA like farook

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    The writer of this article may be in age group 55 to 65 and holding archaic views of Isreal.Does he not know that the Maldives (a group of islands of Islamic people) has plane loads of Isrealis arriving there weekly and this helps their economy in no small way.
    I can give more examples.
    So,do try (will be hard)to change this narrow mindset.

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      @Chris
      Dont you know Maldives was destabilized recently a regime change occured to suit their agenda.

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    It would be a deadly mistake for Sri Lanka to trust the Israeli’s. They have hidden agendas and a recorded history of being behind many illegal killings. They have a record of going into countries and killing it’s citizens. Israel has over 200 UN resolutions against them. They have the backing and support of the US, who has, no thanks to a powerful Jewish lobby in the US, constantly protected them at the UN.
    Why does Sri Lanka want to put it’s hands into this snake pit?
    If the government has any sense they would not allow Israel access to this country.

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    While the sympathy of the people and GoSL should remain with the Palestinians for a Palestinian homeland – dispelled from their home in 1947/48 – the matter has since become very complicated and is far different to what this highly prejudiced journalist is trying to portray. The Israeli Govt, the PLO and other Arab governments are engaged in regular talks to arrive at a solution. They have already agreed to work on a Two Nation in one-undivided country formulae.
    We must formulate our policy on Israel like what New Delhi does – friendship with Israel, the Palestinians and the Arabs.

    If the oil rich Arabs wanted to help a million Palestinian refugees they could have done this long ago when they sent oil prices from
    US$3 to its height of US$150/barrel. Today Palestinians are treated like unreliable dirt in the rich Arab countries – where they do lowly work. It is curious while preaching against the Israelis 24×7, Arabs have most of their investments in the USA and Europe in Banks and other businesses controlled by Jews. About 10 years ago maverick Movie-maker Michael Moore announced the Saudi Royal family alone had over US$900 billion in the US financial market controlled by the Jews. It must be much more now. That is only one set of investors. Even the rabid anti-Semitic Ayatollah Khomeini had approached his sworn enemy for help during the Iran-Iraq war. The Egyptians maintain very cordial relationship with the Israelis. And so do the Islamic governments of the Maghreb.

    There is absolutely no earthly reason how our Muslims can be affected
    if GoSL-Israel political-economic relations is placed on higher gear.
    This hatred against the Israelis here is a mental condition – not shared by other communities. After all, there is much in common between Judaism, Christianity and Islam starting with Abraham, Moses, the Immaculate Mary, Jesus Christ et al. Even rationally thinking Muslims among us will be against such a drastic attitude. The problem is the preachings to the young by the Fundamentalists – that is the bigger danger.
    If India – with over 200 million Muslims – think their policy
    is in everyone’s interest there is no reason why we should not welcome
    Israeli investment, technical know-how, business opportunities, cultural friendship and other benefits here.
    This is far better than getting the Al Qaeda, Taliban and ISI here.

    Senguttuvan

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    Dear If thay coming is after 50 yesrs srilanka become was main christian country. it is not problams any poeples are growing plz dont look the religions war ok and that time who allowed them they will feel, aslo muslim dont want to fear any body only for his AlLLAH .and respect them.

    When there was war nobody come, now every body try to come beuaitful island i do not know why? Also Govt. Sale our country to others.

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    Regime change in saudi,Bahrain,kuwait will do wonders for Arabs.I think Hela urumaya and the Buddhist Monks are heavy finance to have a go at Sri Lankan muslims and end the Country in to further Chaos.Good Luck Sri Lanka

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    Two things i like to point out
    1 As writer mentioned Israel military hardware and techinical expertise helped us no small way of curtailing the tamil terrorismand eventual demise

    2 There has been many credible evidence despite many Sri Lankan govt’s affiliations with PLO some of the top most tamil terrorist leaders were trained by PLO pure form of back stabbing!!

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    mossad is the only force that could kick Rajapaksa regime out that will benefit all sri lankans.
    so they should be welcomed in sri lanka.Zionism is modern progressive political ideology based on Enlightnment ideas compared to backward muslim fundamentalism.Ask any leftist.

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      I think you should research more into what Zionism really is. You should read the latest book about what Zionism has evolved into by Peter Beinert. Zionism is not the cozy modern progressive ideology you describe. Zionism is even considered racist by some. Zionism has been the root cause of Israel’s condemned policies, and the excuse for even illegal settlements. Israel has over 200 UN resolutions against it, and it uses zionist policies to further their agenda. Many Israeli’s within Israel do not agree with zionist policies. Read Wikipedia on Zionism. It is enlightening.
      Also read about Hasbara. It is about an well organized movement by zionists to train their members to get on comment blogs like this and spread misinformation and untruths. You sound like one.

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    @samuel & senguttuan
    israelis called you MONKEYS In the book by wat of deception ,i would call you Donkeys rather

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      @NIHal.. Hey Donkey with monkey brain..

      There is no record whatsoever that says Israel helped LTTE or any other Tamil group fighting Sri Lanka.

      By Way of Deception written by a traitor of his organisation claimed they trained “Tamils”. This was the time Tamil paramilitaries were trained by the government of Sri Lanka. By 1985 they were formidable killing machines extending their operations to Tamil Nadu. Around this time a paramilitary targeted Anton Bala, his wife and nephew in Tamil Nadu. Unfortunately Anton and Adel survived but the nephew was badly injured. Indian police said it had all the hallmarks of a Mossad operation. Some of our Tamil paramilitary leaders killed scores of Tamil terrorists in India thereafter. EPDP leader has multiple “murder” charges in Tamil Nadu. We must all respect him for that.

      It was cost efficient for the government of Sri Lanka to send both STF and Three Star (the predecessor to EPDP) personnel for training.

      Even the traitor admits only the STF was given Sayeret Matkal (deep space demolition unit) training.

      The claim that Israel provided training for Tigers split Muslims from Tamils that led to the fallout between the two communities in 1990. The government made maximum use of this. As they say, by way of deception thou shall win the war! Truly!

      The truth is President Premadasa continued relations with Israel despite closing the Israel Interest Section of the US Embassy. In 1993 when we discussed buying Israeli Kfir jets (they arrived early 1995), Israel had no hesitation whatsoever because we maintained very good relations (though not publicised) with Israel. Kfir jets remained the most potent attack jet on land and sea for over 14 years continuously – the longest than all other jets. MiG 27s were purchased in 2000 and worked for 9 years while J8 jets were purchased in 1991 and worked for 4 years and once again in 2007 and worked for 2 years.

      In addition Israeli Deborah FACs (now manufactured in Sri Lanka under the name Deborah Colombo Class 2000 FAC – no other country gave Sri Lanka any military technology), EMIT Blue Horizon-2 (Sri Lankan code name “kelama”), Gabriel-4 anti ship missiles and SPIKE ATGMs were supplied by Israel when we needed them most.

      Also lets not forget.. We Lankans Trained and armed the LTTE to fight the IPKF.. and Prabaha famousley said.. the Sinhalese are our brothers.. and Lets not forget the PLO of the 80’s role in Training the LTTE along with IRA, RED faction, carlos the jackal, and the terrorist who carried out the attack of the GRAND mosque in Saudi in 79.. You have been reading too much Islamist and Eelamist webistes.. your brain has over cooked.

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    Without the Israel, Sri Lanaka would be still fighting the LTTE, people, never forget, they trained us, armed and helped us when many said no, so, to hell with this story, lets welcome the Isralei’s to Sri Lanka.

    Muslims have done NOTHING to sri lanka, nothing but to the consume the masses.

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    Palestinian issue is not just confined to Palestine and neither an issue of Aarabs alone although the affected people are Arabs.The world is on their side to get them justice.Justice denied to them.By whom?By
    Israel.Joining hands with the rest of the majority of UN member states,
    Srilanka under leftist govts,took a very passionate and unshakable stand, in support of Palestinian struggle.And the Arabs,for their part extended their generosity to Srilanka everytime in need and continues
    uninterrupted todate.And in the meantime,in a changing world,without
    making much or any progress at all,towards the burning Palestinian issue, Israel is trying to win other countries on its side and in the process,it finds hurdles from Muslim communities because of Israel’s track record in other Muslim countries.”We are friends of Palestine and enemy of Israel,so vote for us” whose slogan is that?Will this not be a “signal to Israel from us” that its atrocities will not be seen by us as severe as before?

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      wait and see israel together with us will eradicate the cancer in the world …hahahahah

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      all religions teach about love except one that is only talking about dominance and violence…..long live all other peaceful religions….eradicate this cancer ….

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    I’d have been ashamed to incite against Israel.Israel Helped Sri Lanka during the war and help her develop the country. People here just great you’re doing wrong in your name only. You’ll see what happens in the Arab countries how to slaughter people without mercy, and you talk about Israel. I live in Sri Lanka as an Israeli and a Jew estimates
    All religions. Wish all of Sri Lanka Peace, prosperity and love between religions.

    Who blesses Israel will be blessed

    ORNA

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    Rajapaksa will sleep with anybody if it benefits him and his regime.The man has no principles. A friend of the palestinians? that’s a cruel joke

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    As much as a majority of Sri Lankans do not condone the Israeli aggression toward Palestinians nor support the occupation of Palestine, I do not think there’s any reason to cut off diplomatic ties with Israel. There’s so much that Sri Lanka can gain from Israel not just in terms of Military aid and training in its fight against ruthless terrorism, but also in the agricultural sector in which Israel has developed some of the best systems that can withstand in harsh weather conditions – which will be helpful to promote in the dry zones in Sri Lanka.

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      yes definitely israel is the model not only for sri lanka but for the rest of the world ..that is the way to eradicate the cancer which destroys the human life…

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    Many countries are trying to find a solution for this long time conflict between Israel and Palestine but there is no reason for us, not to have any ties with them.Israel is a democratic country, having ties with them could help the economy.

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    In a world where water is becoming just as precious as oil, the Israelis have made tremendous break-throughs in technology where, in the desert areas, they have developed new techniques to produce abundant water recently. One source said this costs less than a quarter of what it did before.

    In a recent UN PQI Index Israel was selected as one of the 10 most succeesfull countries in the world. The factors considered were :-
    how free are the people in a free, democratic background, freedom of the press, freedom to travel, income, health, education, transport, industry/technology, food security being some. Although some other countries in the region had greater wealth they failed in most of the other indexes.

    Senguttuvan

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    common israel finish it off ,, join with us and eradicate the cancer that is ruining the whole world

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    watch before it is removed

    PLEASE WATCH

    This is a 15 minute video which everyone should watch.

    http://theuglytruth.wordpress.com/2012/03/31/must-watch-iran-bashing-terrorism-and-who-chose-the-chosen-people-anyway/

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    Islam may be the fastest growing religon in the world but half of them are morons who will sacrifice thier lives for nothing.Only pro-western,westernized Muslims live in peace in thier lands with less violence unlike other die hard Islamic states.( Many of the Srilankan muslims are fundamentalists except the muslims who have studied at Anglican,Baptiste,Methodist,Catholic,Buddhist and Hindhu schools who knows the religous tolerance and to live in amity)

    1.Turkey and Malaysia.Though majority are muslims they are secular states.They keep islamic fundamentalism at bay.The modern Turkey created by Kemal Atturk in the 1920’s,is westernized and the Turkish Armed Forces always have a close look at Islamic fundamentalism and they are the guardians of secular Turkey.Today Malaysia is developed nation thanks to Dr.Mahathir Mohommed who beleived in a secular state and to his pro-western attitude.
    2.Jordan,Saudhi Arabia,Kuwait,UAE,Oman,Bahrain and Qatar.These middle eastern oil rich states are pro-western.They always keep a tab on Islamic fundamentalism.
    3.Morocco,Algeria,Tunisa,Libya,Egypt,Syria,Yemen and Iraq.
    They are all moderate states though the majority community are Muslims.With the change of power from the Dictators like to see how Tunisia,Libya and Egypt will survive in the future with Islamic fundamentalism creeping into the power establishment.
    Yemen have Al-Qaeda bases.Like to see how the present government will keep them at bay before they creep into government establishment.
    Iraq.once a prosperous country.US and its allies made a hasty decision to get rid of Saddham Hussein and to invade Iraq.Now Iraq in total turmoil with Islamic Fundamentalism creeping in.Sucide bombings have started to disntegrate Iraqi society.
    Syria.Now at Civil war.Alongside the Free Syrian Army there are couple of Islamic fundamentalist groups who are fighting the Syrian Army of President Assad.
    US,Great Britain,France and Turkey must be beware of thier intensions.Ousting Assad is onething but if the chemical stockpiles of Syris falls into thier hands surely it will end up with Hezbolla,Hamas,Alqaeda and with the Taliban as well.
    US,Great Britain,France and Turkey must work alogside Russia and China to keep Islamic Fundamentalism at bay by chance if Pres.Assad is ousted.But I feel Pres.Assad will stay on crushing the rebellions with his powerfull defence force numbering 200,000( Though many have defected.)
    Lebanon.Once most moderate,liberalized,westernized country in the middle east.What happened? In the mid-seventies due to religous clashes between Shia,Sunni,Druze and Maronite Christians it is a divided nation.The southern part of Lebanon is controlled by Hezbollah,a fundamentalist group.Lebanon is 50% Christian and 50% Muslim country.
    Pakistan( Is always a true friend of Srilanka),Afganistan,Somalia.are basically failed states due to Islamic fundamentalism.
    Indonesia and Nigera( Worlds most populated muslim state and Africas most populated muslim state respectively)Both have Oil reserves.Due to Islamic Fundamentalism establishing in the society we can see how many Churches are destroyed and killings of Christians.
    Iran( Another good friend of Srilanka)the majority muslims cohabits well with Jews and Christians.
    Bangladesh.Its a die hard moron fundamentalist state.Can see how they treat Chakma Buddists in Chittagong hill tracts.raping of Buddist women,forcible eviction from thier lands and settlement of Muslims from outside.
    Can any muslim citizen in Srilanka can complain on Sinhala Buddhists?
    Sinhala Buddhists are more humane and they allow religous freedom!

    On Israel.Israel is a very good friend of our nation.We must open a full scale Israeli Embassy in Colombo.A Jewish center too must be opened.We must promote our country so that we can have more Israeli tourists in Srilanka.our friendship must be stregthened.
    It doesnt mean we must have less friendship with the Muslim world.No.As a non-alighned nation we must have good friendship with the Muslim world including the PLO.
    After all when were in distress Pakistan,Israel,China,Russia and Iran were behind us.We as Srilankans must never never forget this!

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