23 September, 2019

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Now Trying To ‘White Van’ My Reputation – Dayan J

By Colombo Telegraph – 

Ambassador Jayatilleka

“Sri Lanka Ambassador to France, Dr. Dayan Jayatilleka hit back hard at the External Affairs Ministry yesterday, claiming ‘Power hungry conspiratorial elements are now trying to ‘white van’ my reputation, instead of examining how, why and where they failed in Geneva.'”, Ceylon Today reports.

Dr. Jayatilleka was responding to the show cause letter sent by W.G.S. Prasanna, Acting Director General of the Overseas Administration Division of the External Affairs Ministry, asking why he should not be charged under the country’s Penal Code, for ‘alleged wrongdoings’ in the conduct of the affairs of the Embassy in Paris.

The alleged wrongdoings include repainting and whitewashing the Embassy and Ambassadorial residence buildings prior to the visit of External Affairs Minister Prof. G.L. Peiris and providing interim accommodation for a First Secretary at a hotel until he found a suitable house.

Dr. Jayatilleka rubbished the charges as ‘crazy, rather like the Darusman report and Channel 4 combined’ and said that as the entire country knows, the minor administrative tasks are not the duty of the Ambassador, especially not of an academic who is a political appointee of the President. “My task of representing and safeguarding Sri Lanka’s national interest in France, which is a permanent member of the UN Security Council, is at a qualitatively different level,” he explained.

Dr. Jayatilleka also described the lengthy five-page letter, which had been faxed to him, as a ‘compilation and recycling’ of an anonymous petition forwarded by the Ministry in earlier months, but done in a ‘more vicious, outrageous and threatening manner. ‘

However, he said he had asked the relevant officers at the embassy to draft a response, to which he would attach a covering letter, but emphasized that all the issues brought up in the five-page letter had been responded to in detail by his mission in earlier months, when the Ministry forwarded the anonymous petition.

However, Dr. Jayailleka dubbed the move a vicious smear campaign and said, “Having lost the resolution against Sri Lanka, some elements are trying to move a resolution against me, perhaps because, by contrast, I won a resolution for the country in 2009!”

He believed there was probably resentment at the recent loss in Geneva, which sharply contrasts with the victory he helped obtain for the country at the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) in Geneva in 2009. “Having destroyed the solid 17 vote majority I obtained for the country, thus handing a victory to the pro-Tiger elements worldwide and making Sri Lanka vulnerable to external interference, these power-hungry conspiratorial elements are now trying to ‘white van’ my reputation, instead of examining how, why and where they failed in Geneva, ” he said.

Disheartened by the whole fiasco, Dr. Jayatilleka said he had relinquished a contract as a Senior Research Fellow at a think-tank of the prestigious National University of Singapore at which he was paid ten thousand Singapore dollars a month, because the country’s leadership and its new foreign minister requested him to return to the task of representing Sri Lanka in the wake of the challenges and danger posed by the Darusman report. “Unlike some others I have never been in jail for fraud nor have I had scandalous audit reports concerning huge sums of money spent on the renovation of official residences wherever I served,” he said.

 

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    DAYAN WE NEED YOU AS A LONDON AMBASSDOR

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    This is crazy.Whole external affairs establishment is in disarray. MR do not have capable people around him.

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      a little chick of prostitute can change every leaders and embessy mind as the way taxi abey changed karuna amman from LTTE giving a sexy chick.

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    Dr Dayan Jayathilake is a political scientist par excellence and served this country with distinction as evinced by his performance in Geneva 2009. Hence these attempts to tarnish the reputation of one of the very few remaining ,capable and widely respected diplomats by trumped up petty accusations should be condemned.

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    :) :) :) :) :) :) Dayan, Dayan!!! “First they came…” is a famous statement attributed to pastor Martin Niemöller (1892–1984) about the inactivity of German intellectuals following the Nazi rise to power and the purging of their chosen targets, group after group.

    First they came for the communists,
    and I didn’t speak out because I wasn’t a communist.

    Then they came for the trade unionists,
    and I didn’t speak out because I wasn’t a trade unionist.

    Then they came for the Jews,
    and I didn’t speak out because I wasn’t a Jew.

    Then they came for me
    and there was no one left to speak out for me.
    :) :) :) :) :) :)

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      You are absolutely correct ..if people can open their eyes even at this late stage we can at least hope to see light at the end of the tunnel

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        This is what happens when you put a ex wharf clerk as supervising minister for external affairs! He knows how to transport one package from one place to another place.

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    You deserve this Dayan! Whit Van for White washing !!! LOL

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    The latest victim of “the Rajapaks’sa Condom Theory”. You should go to a University and do some good work rather going shopping to this “uneducated and uncultured Carnegie of fools”

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    Dr. Dayan, why are you serving this moronic regime, correctly depicted as “uneducated and uncultered carnegie of fools”? Your services are urgently required internationally.

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    You are like a “used condom” Dr Dayan. They used it twice. LOL

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    Dayan Jayatilleke is a third-rate scholar whose sole claim to fame rests on his connections to the Rajapakses and a so-called diplomatic “victory” in 2009. It should be noted that this “victory” was in large part due to the support of rogue nations and the support of India. A long time ago, it was asked of Dayan, whether he had made a single major prediction that ever materialized. Note that the hallmark of an expert is the ability to make difficult predictions (for example, economists like Peter Schiff who predicted the collapse of the housing bubble long before it happened). To this question, Dayan’s only answer was that the LTTE would be defeated! What a great “prediction” for a so-called political scientists who trots the internet with the title “Dr”!

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    Son of Dalai! Do us all a favour pl? Go to ur backgarden. Dig urself a hole, bury urself in it and hope that it is a quick and painful suffocation!! cause that’s what ur doing here!! Suffocating us with ur painful ignorance!!

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      Sri Lanka is a failure and “Dr.” Dayan Jayatilleke’s career is also a failure, now that the 2009 “victory” will always be overshadowed by the 2012 disaster! Those who are crow for Dayan, such as L. De Silva, are only in denial!

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        Son of Dalai, how is it then that DJ proved you wrong, showed you what he had predicted and called your bluff that you would leave the forum if he did so? Why is it then that you refused to leave even after being ridiculed, and had to be kicked out by Groundviews?

        Can you also tell us if you believe the US won the Vietnam War?
        Whether Germany lost WW2?
        Whether there was a general election in SL in 2001?

        Lol

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    The latest addition to the Condom Theory, Wambotta and his accomplices, Mangala, Sripathi, Jeyaraj, Tiran, Sarath Fonseka and Dayan Jayathilake. To join sometime soon, Grand Liar Pieris, Mahinda Samarasinghe and Mohan Pieris. There will be more as time goes on.

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      Round them all up and drop them into the Kelaniya River, along with their Temple Trees masters. Don’t bother with a trial; they have been tried and convicted in the people’s Court of Justice! Until that happens, it will be a black day for the island!

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      Gamini,
      It looks like you guys are the “Sole representatives of abuse”.Anyway i am happy because you are happy.Keep it up.I won’t spoil the party.

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        Max, I never represent or defend abuse. What I have stated is fact. Facts are stubborn. As for me Principles stand over friendship and kinship.

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    CT,
    Aren’t we supposed to engage in fruitful discussions as you declared a couple of days ago?But reading the replies above doesn’t give that impression.
    CT,you claim no personal attacks here after.But one claiming to be “Son of Dalai”calls Dayan a”third rate scholar”.CT,these defeated Tiger terrorists don’t understand the meaning of being decent.When i reply in an appropriate way,they cry foul.They complain to you,saying my language is not to their liking.Poor Mama’s boys.I will not comment further on this,for the simple reason that anti terrorists comments will be deleted.What happened to diversify views?Right now it’s a case of “smashing clay pots in an abandoned house”.You own the bat and the ball,if the rest don’t like your rules of the game,NO PLAY.OOps,still there are other bats and balls around.

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      There are many third-rate scholars. In the academic setting, they are known as “assistant professors.” Someone who has completed the PhD, but whose published professional work does not merit tenure. It is to this category that Dayan belongs! Cheers!

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        How is it then Son of Heshan/Nihal that you cannot oppose his arguments in any way but have to resort to personal attacks?

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        Does Pakyasothi fall in to that category?I am sure not.Those who glorify Tamil Tiger terrorism are intellectuals whereas others who oppose Tamil Tiger terrorism are not.

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    Max nothing personal, I do not know why you go to extremes to defend the corrupt. I know you believe this war victory story. There is another side to that story. Hopfully that side will come to light sometime soon. I am no sympathiser of VP or the LTTE and I believe those who use the sword die by the sword. But we must understand that we Sinhalese have no right to expect the Tamils to be subservient to us Sinhalese as we are the majority. Believe me if we both had been born Tamil we too would have been in this LTTE together. That is a fact. In this 21st Century why humans have to identify themselves from their ethnicity and not as human beings. See the number of people that have taken residence in other countries for whatever reason. Would they like being treated as second class citizens? Can a British in the UK advertise for whites only? I do not believe in Devolution that would segrigate the two races further to be blown up in a larger magnitude in the future. I believe we should create a secular society recognising all ethnicities as equal. There will be intermarriage on a much larger scale than at present. This is the solution I see for this country and certainly not devolution or for the majority Sinhslese to dominate alone. What is happening now is that a set of Humbugs and Rogues have taken the reins of the country and are whipping false patriotism to enjoy the benifits. They are ably supported by a set of sycophants and some of the unsuspecting masses.

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      Gamini,
      The present regime is not holy.There are anti democratic tactics,corruption etc.But the Tamil diaspora along with foreigners,instead of taking on the government has always become anti Srilankan.Thus paving the government an escape route.A few months ago the government was in a tight corner with cost of living sky rocketing,not to mention corruption.But the Geneva fiasco came as a blessing in disguise for the government.The diaspora has only one mantrum.That is war crimes and LLRC.Cure for all ills.But the vast majority of Srilankans have other important issues.
      (a)Abolishing the executive presidency.
      (b)Re introduction of the 17th amendment.
      (C)Independent judiciary.
      (d)Freedom of information act
      (e)Police and public service commissions.
      (f)Doing away with pensions for MPs.
      (g)A finance commission which ensures that distribution of resources are evenly matched.
      (h)Independent bribery commission.
      The list is too long.But the so called HR activists,political parties,NGOs,Foreign countries who bring phony resolutions,Tamil diaspora,so called independent media outfits etc,does not see the above mentioned subjects important.

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        Hi Silva,

        Give up the Executive Presidency? You are talking big here; BUT big talk in Mihin Lanka means SMALL jail cell next to SF. Do you have any PLAN to put your ideas into action? You are not even aware that all the problems you list are due to the NOISE from Humbugtota.

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      And if a secular state is not possible, do you agree it is okay to divide? BUT let us not call the separate State “Tamil Eelam”; a better name will be CEYLON. Everyone who wants freedom from Rajapakse and the can live in Ceylon; the rest can live in Mahindapuram, with its silly animal flag, Max Silva’s, and gangster monks! Cheers!

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        Son of Dalai,
        I have no intention of replying to this LTTE made Johnny come lately.Are we going to have useful discussions with such jokers?Might as well join day dreaming Ealam.

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        It’s not Johnny, it’s actually Unterklokommandant Heshan aka Nihal P, [edited out]

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        David,
        This “son of whoever it is”,is this the guy who impersonate others?Whoever he is,this joker is definitely “the bull in the China shop”.May be still he has not got over the untimely departure of the terror thug”Velu”.Observer,Gamini,Jim Hardy watch out,you have competition for the role of chief clown!

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      Gamini,
      I do not know about the UK.But in the US, the world’s #1 defender of human rights,,when you apply for a job,you have to mention whether you are Caucasian,Hispanic,Asian or Black.

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        Is it so Max? I really do not know. Thanks. I agree Human Rights in the US is no different to the violations committed here. But on the face of it, it is possible for the progeny of the slaves to become the President of the US. But sadly can one dream here of a non Buddhist or a Christian Sinhalese becoming the President? But we boast of a 2500 year history and the practise of Theravadha Buddhism where compassion is shown not only to humans but also to animals. But in practise we violate all norms of decency and behave worse than animals.

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    WHEN Dr.Dayan Jayatileke,the doyen of international diplomatic desciplines,rhetorician and experienced acedemecan par excellence, a pride of the Country,who should have been the obvious chiose as a the main speaker if not Dr. Peries,at Geneva, not nominted, it was clear to the intelligent and knowwledgeable Sri Lankans ; a JEALOUS vicious plot was in the web spinning around Dayan.The presentation by Mr. Samarasinghe was at this august assembly most pathatic and not befitting even at the YMCA Forum. Had Peirs and Samasignhe were the Drummers, what were the b hell other 48, doing at Geneva; mere tom tom beaters.You being the son of an illustrious father and having carved an attractive niche in the international arean,unlike the present opportunist poloitical appointee here(who could any moment be joblss vagrants any moment) ,could conveniently be chosen to better internation pastures.Like during the Premadasa era presently here, while the scum of nincompoop worthless “Goma Rit” is floting upwards,
    intrinsic value imbibed ” Thiruvana Gal” get drowned. The concerted calculated attack on Dr Jayatillkeke and Dr. Peiris etc, are purely Jealousy motivated.We have faith in President Mahinda Rajapaksha, who will dispense justice forthwith.

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    She has added that Sri Lanka has managed to even survive in this manner due to the efficiency of supervising MP at the External Affairs Ministry, Sajin Vass Gunawardena.

    Oh that name sounds familiar. Could it be none other than the CEO of the thrice-bankrupt miracle airlines of the Miracle of Asia, the one and only Mihin? If Geneva 2012 turned out to be “spectacular”, then the award for “hero of the day” comes as no surprise.

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      Son of Dalai(Johnny come lately).I think i like you.You are the kind of entertainer that we need to keep us going.But my “son”just apply a bit of brakes.You are going too fast.I don’t want to loose you so early.Hope that you are not some kind of jumbo kite without a string that could crash land any moment.My dear son,join the party,but not in a “bull in a China shop”fashion!

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    This is a classic example of what will happen eventually to the so called Doctors and Professors of quick fix.They consider wine & women play a more important role in the world of diplomacy rather than consultation and discussion. If they follow short cuts to make success stories, they must be ready to get their tenure cut short due to their failures.

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    I am surprised at this new development.

    We are worried about Dayan for his 13A+ theory. He escapes answering or “educating” us.

    It is a mistake by MahindaR to try to use Dayan as a diplomat. His last victory had no meaning as USA will move on despite people like Dayan.

    20 questions to Dr. Dayan Jayatileke on Geneva outcome 2012
    C. Wijeyawickrema
    Politicians, who did not know history or geography of Sri Lanka, did blunders in the past. For example, both SWRD and Dudley S signed agreements with Chelvanayagam who wanted a country in a Tamil homeland giving him land powers. Giving land powers in such context is like erecting ladders to jumping monkeys. These agreements were based on selfish politics and not based on what was reasonable and justifiable. Present day Marxist remnants proudly cite Colvin R. de. Silva’s 1950s formula, “one language two countries, two languages one country,” forgetting what Colvin said and did in the 1960s and 1970s. Colvin, JRJ, CBK, RPremadasa or RanilW or the LLRC did not understand that as long as there is a Tamil Nadu, there will be a separatist Tamil country movement and Sri Lanka must do everything domestically to erase language-based boundaries.
    It is in this context that I doubt Dr. Dayan Jayatileke’s (DJ) sincerity. Does he not understand history and geography of Sri Lanka or is he pretending? Why we cannot be reasonable to all ethnic groups including the majority Sinhala? If DJ read the book by Devanesan Nesiah, “Discrimination with reason,” (1997), he would understand how reasonable discrimination has worked in India, USA and Malaysia. I do not think DJ is Harold Laski reborn in Sri Lanka as his uncle Carlo Fonseka once identified him, but DJ has some talents, just like Rohan Gunaratne who is an expert on terrorism operating from a university in Singapore. They both were in the “this war is not winnable” boat in the past. The “solutions” they suggest now make us think twice because of this past record, more so with DJ who once fled to India with Vartharaja Perumal.
    As a person who wrote enough against the 13A death trap (just like JRJ’s death trap constitution of 1978 and subsequent electoral reforms), I think I am correct in labeling Dayan J as the step-father of the 13A Plus idea, copied later by the American embassy in Colombo, Indians in Delhi, TNA, Anandasangaree and some Sinhala politicians now holding ministerial jobs. In the past, when I sought clarification from DJ about his 13A+ plan he behaved in a funny way which made me suspicious of his sincerity. Does he genuinely believe in his own step son 13A+ as a solution to keep this island in one piece? Marxists ruined Sri Lanka and DJ as a Marxist theoretician of sort, has a heavy burden to justify his miracle solution 13A+ by educating others by answering our questions. After he was removed from his ambassador job last time, there was a lull in his carrying the 13A monkey on his back and he even talked about a Sinhala Buddhist heartland in the island (opposite of Rosy Senanayake’s idea of removing the Buddhist social base in the island). Therefore, I hope a reformed DJ would decide to educate others about his magic solution called the 13A Plus.
    Twenty questions
    1. Does he (DJ) not agree that 13A has no moral basis to be a law because it was forced by India on a frightened JRJ who forced MPs to vote for it by keeping them in a hotel-converted prison?
    2. Does DJ agree with the suggestion to submit 13A to a people’s referendum to confirm or reject it by the people of Sri Lanka?
    3. Does DJ accept the fact that 13A is an acceptance of the myth of traditional Tamil Homeland in Sri Lanka?
    4. Does DJ not accept that on the basis of 3 above Muslims also will have a “right” to ask for a homeland (Oluvil Declaration type) of their own?
    5. Does he not accept the fact that 13A was nothing but the introduction to Sri Lanka of the policy of communal representation implemented in India by the Government of India Act of 1935?
    6. Does he not agree that 13A has created hordes of corrupt new political families who want to use the PC set up to go to parliament?
    7. Does he not think that Sri Lanka is too small to have separate provincial governments?
    8. What is DJ’s definition of 13A+? Is it giving land powers or giving both land and police powers?
    9. Does DJ support the re-merging of Eastern and Northern Provinces?
    10. Does DJ know that Christian fanatic organizations mapped a “belt of Satan” in the world that should be saved?
    11. Can DJ explain how 13A+ will prevent Tamil Nadu and world Tamil forum’s aspiration to have a Tamil country?
    12. Does DJ accept that Tamils in Sri Lanka have more rights than Tamils in India?
    13. Can DJ list grievances unique to Tamils in Sri Lanka?
    14. Would DJ agree that in Sri Lanka the problem is “spatial inequality” not racial inequity?
    15. LLRC wanted to empower people at the lowest level. What mechanism DJ can suggest to implement this?
    16. R. Premadasa increased GSN units from 4,000 to 14,000 to give jobs to his UNP supporters. Does DI think we need that many grama sevaka units?
    17. New Zealand and USA are examples of countries using natural boundaries as administrative unit demarcations. Does DJ agree to demarcate GSN boundaries on natural/ecological basis?
    18. Units under 17 above will create seven large River basins in Sri Lanka. Does DJ think such seven river basins are better than the artificially carved nine provinces?
    19. Does DJ think western white imperial politicians want one Sri Lanka or two countries in the island?
    20. Would DJ read the book, Breaking India: Western interventions in Dravidian and Dalit faultlines?

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      Well researched and well written.
      Why did Dyan have to compare Sri Lanka with Burma? Only he could have seen the relevence. As far as a lot of people are concerned we were sold down the river by the opposition parties grassing to the American Ambassador. If RW is desperate to get into power he must be hoping to be assassinated. Then someone might build a statue of him somewhere on the Batalanda estate where he had oranised his torture camps.
      Dyan had better look at his polished shoes in Paris. The Sri Lankans living there are not used to aloof diplomats. That might work in the UK or US but not in France.

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    Of course I did have a Swiss bank account…when I was Ambassador/perm rep in Geneva, beacsue that’s where our salaries where paid into! But I shut it down afterwards:)) And hey did anyone talk of predictions, and my inability to make them? Here’s a partial answer, excerpted from my recent article ‘Geneva 2012’, which appeared in print and on this website among others:

    ‘…India’s decision to support the US resolution came as a shock. Yet, it shouldn’t have. There can always be ‘black swan events’ but those are pretty much unpredictable. Other events can be anticipated if preceded by accurate analysis. The Indian turnaround was not only predictable; it was predicted and therefore preventable, and yet it wasn’t. I wrote the following, six months ago, ringing the alarm bell regarding the UN Human Rights Council when there was time enough to do something:

    “If one has to identify a single critical or crucial variable for Sri Lanka, it is India, but our strategy cannot be reduced to Indian support…A few weeks after we fought and won our battle in Geneva in May 2009, Myanmar lost in the same forum though it had the votes of India, Russia and China. So the secret of our victory in 2009 was not simply and solely India…We will find it almost impossible to win without India’s support, and we cannot win if India ever turns against us, but we cannot win only with India’s support. We must always remember that many Asian, Middle Eastern, African and Latin American states will take their cue from India. India has a wide presence and is widely respected among Sri Lanka’s friends. We must rally our neighbourhood in our support. We must have the solid support of our continent, Asia. We must balance the South against hostile sections of the North, and the East against hostile sections of the West. India is pivotal in all these defensive moves and it is difficult to implement any of them if India is against or conspicuously on the sidelines. If, as some critical commentaries assert, India’s position has changed, or is changing, or might possibly change, from that of our May 2009 UN HRC victory, we must seek out the reasons and rectify them jointly.

    We must certainly strive to countervail the mounting anti-Lankan opinion in Indian civil society and the media, militant opinion in Tamil Nadu and the lobbying of certain Western elements. We must secure Delhi’s support and swing Indian public and political opinion firmly over to Sri Lanka’s side. This cannot be done by purely verbal means but by policy reforms. As a UN based top official of Sri Lanka’s firmest, most powerful international friend told me once, ‘short of capitulating on or compromising its vital security interests, Sri Lanka must do what it takes to help its friends to help it’.” (‘Defending and Protecting Sri Lanka’, Daily Mirror, September 29th, 2011, my emphasis, DJ)
    My warning six months back was no one-off flash of foresight. The danger of an Indian shift and what should be done to forestall it was set out in cold print by me as long as three years ago. In an article that appeared exactly three months BEFORE the death of Prabhakaran, entitled ‘The Indian Reality in Sri Lanka’s Existence’ I wrote:

    “…India cannot afford recrudescent Tamil Nadu separatism which thrives on the charge that New Delhi is insensitive to Tamil Nadu’s feelings for their ethnic kin in Northern Sri Lanka. Tamil Nadu… is an important and influential component of the Indian Union, and when push comes to shove, carries far more weight than Sri Lanka and the Sinhalese, in New Delhi, Washington, Moscow and Beijing. If faced with a serious strategic choice, Delhi will choose Chennai over Colombo. It is up to Sri Lanka to prevent matters coming to that…

    Sri Lanka needs to countervail and neutralize the anti-Sinhala extremists in Tamil Nadu and the Diaspora…The balanced solution of fullest autonomy within a unitary framework may be opposed by smaller extremist forces among the Sinhala majority. The grim reality though, is that even at their most disruptive and violent, these forces can do much less harm to the Sri Lankan state than a decision by India, under mounting Tamil Nadu pressure, to tilt against Sri Lanka, and a corresponding decision by India’s partner the USA to mount economic pressure on Sri Lanka through multilateral institutions and agencies. Under the unlamented Bush administration there was daylight between the positions of the US and the EU. Under the new and universally welcomed Obama administration there may be no daylight between the positions of the US, EU and India.” (‘The Indian Reality in Sri Lanka’s Existence’, Groundviews, 16 February 2009)
    I had quickly returned to the theme in the next month, again before the war was won, in a piece significantly entitled ‘Winning Locally, Winning Globally’:

    “The Sinhalese and Tamils are in a Mexican standoff. Locally, the Sri Lankan armed forces have surrounded the Tigers…Meanwhile, globally, from the US Senate to the UN Security Council, from Ottawa to London, from Brussels to Pretoria, from Delhi to Dili, Sri Lanka is under pressure and scrutiny as never before. Are we being encircled globally just as we have encircled the Tigers locally…The Tigers have no exit from military defeat, but do the State and society have an exit from the crisis?” (‘Winning Locally, Winning Globally’, Groundviews, March 11, 2009)
    In June–July 2009, in the immediate aftermath of the military victory and, more topically today, our diplomatic success in Geneva at the UN HRC, I repeatedly stressed the point in what turned out to be a polemical exchange.

    “…As the paradigmatic victory in Geneva showed, we can win against the Tiger Diaspora and the Western European bloc influenced by it, when we are supported by our neighbours, our continent and our natural constituency the developing world plus Russia. In this strategy the support of India is critical. Without India’s support, the rest will distance itself from us, leaving us wide open to Western pressure and coercion. China alone cannot carry the weight…” (‘13th Amendment: Why non-implementation is a non-option’, Groundviews, 13th June, 2009)

    “..Sovereignty not only has to be asserted, it has to be defended and defensible. Sri Lanka cannot defend its sovereignty against all comers from all points of the compass, North and South, West and East. It can defend its sovereignty only by power balancing in a multi-polar world…” (‘The 13th Amendment, Indo-Lanka, Sovereignty’ The Island, June 27, 2009)
    Sadly, this reality manifested itself in Geneva, on March 22st 2012.’

    How’s that for foresight and forecasts?

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    Don’t look any further raja hora and kudu gota are the main culprits behind these abductions and murder arrest these bastards and hang them like Sadamm Hussaine before they dis troy our nation.

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    “..First they came for the communists,
    and I didn’t speak out because I wasn’t a communist.

    Then they came for the trade unionists,
    and I didn’t speak out because I wasn’t a trade unionist.

    Then they came for the Jews,
    and I didn’t speak out because I wasn’t a Jew.

    Then they came for me
    and there was no one left to speak out for me…”

    DMTJ’s comments is the perfect fit!!!

    MR is our sworn enemy and Ranil is the savior. Yet we feel sorry for you despite your laundry operation for the regime! BBC interview was the only instance you spoke truth during your whole career under MR.

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    Siva or Silva.
    ranil was going to sell half of the territory to the LTTE. He could have been your saviour but certainly not any other Sri Lankan’s.

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      So you actually believe that the “humanitarian war” was conducted on behalf of the Sri Lankan people?
      On the basis of the performance that has gone on after the “humanitarian operations” were successfully completed, I choose to think not.
      It is increasingly clear why it was all done….. to establish a dynasty.
      If there was genuine love for the people of this country and true patriotism, would the rulers behave like this?
      What is your take on the likes of Karuna and Pillayan? Did they not form the core of the LTTE at one time, who themselves massacred innocent Sri Lankans? Have they not been, de facto, handed a part of this country to rule, along with Devananda’s EPDP? Why is KP living in luxury while SF is in prison? What about the White Vans? What about all the ghastly murders carried out by their own political lackeys? Please, what do you think?
      In my view, winning the war has been manipulated by a brutal, scheming gang who only think of themselves and their own comforts, wealth and grip on power. “To hell with Sri Lanka and her people” – yes, it certainly looks like that’s what they think.

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    SIVA,
    I can truly understand you whining for Ranil of “MIKE” Tyson fame.But Siva,the guy is not doing bad these days,going around the country fleecing gullible party supporters, pocketing money on the pretext of repairing Srikotha.Oh!Siva will you be kind enough to help your MIKE in putting up a few flags in Jaffna for his May day fiasco.The double crossing TNA has decided NO joint May day rally with your MIKE.I am sure that Siva along with Wicramabahu could manage putting up a few flags.No need to worry about a ladder.You can climb on to Old John.

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    People who are failures in Mihin Air, and the recent debacle to Geneva are playing power politics. MR should remove this shadow Minister and “Pandankarayas” and take the country interest at heart.One advice to the President put capable people in helm of Ministries,paramount importance MR should throw all the fellows in the External Ministry and let poor GL run it. Interference by this bald headed guy is the ruination of the Ministry. We had people of calibre as ambassadors and Dayan is one of them and should be used and stop the finger pointing and throwing stones at this guy. Dayan is doing a stupendous job in France and all here appreciate his work and he has united all Sri Lankans out here.

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    The critics of RW have been relentlessly bashing him for the utter chaos prevailing in the country today. The lawlessness, unfair governance, rampant corruption, extra judicial killings and a host of other misdeeds, according to these anti Ranil critics of his is not due to bad governance but due to not having a strong Opposition in the country and the fault is RW. This irrational summing up of events is akin to, blaming the passenger for the bad driving and not the driver. Ranil Wickremasinghe is not the ordinery, dishonest politician we find dime a dozen in this country. He is not only a Politician but an elder Statesman as well. He is despised by those who envy him for what he is, as they can never aspire to achieve his brilliance and birth right, hence they resort to character assasination and various other allegations they can not establish with proof. RW has no progeny to fend for, as other have. He lives a simple life without extravagance as vulgarly displayed by others who have robbed this Nation. What if RW has done one hundreth of what crooked things MR has done? What will they do to RW?

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      It is totally incomprehensible and sad that people choose to forget that RW lost that presidential election only because the other party bribed that low-life scum Velupillai Prabhakaran to prevent the North/Eastern Tamil citizens from voting.
      RW is then accused of being a loser. How can such a label be placed on RW when the playing field was made completely uneven on that occasion and has continued to be made so at every subsequent election, by the so called “winner”, who has made a complete circus of running this country?

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        Leaving the Tamils from the NE out if the votes in the South that was denied to Ranil by disenfranchising, (five votes in my family alone) where subsequently a register was maintained to see the number and around fourhundred thousand registered. Had this number been allowed, Ranil would have come through. One need not be a rocket Scientist to understand this fact.

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        Gamini,what you are saying is true.That was the biggest blunder that VP ever made,thus loosing his life while the bomb culture was full stopped.

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    Dayan is the best envoy out of the lot, his knowledge about International & local politics cannot be compared to any others.

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    THERE IS A OLD SAYING… YOU DONT NEED FOREIGNERS TO COME AND DIVIDE THE SRI-LANKANS. JUST LEAVE THEM TO THEIR OWN DEVICES THEY WILL DO THEMSELFS…. TYPICAL.. THIS HAS BEEN TRUE FOR CENTURIES.. ESPICALLY AMONG SINHALASE… WHAT A SHAME WE STILL HAVE OR CANNOT CHANGE..

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    Dayan did not answer the 20 questions asked from him.

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    Stupid questions Mr or Mrs C. Wijeyawickrema ( most probably you are a Mr, normally these Mrs are more intelligent eventhough they are chauvenistic )

    I would never answer this 20 bullshits.

    You all sell this small island to all others without accepting the minimum rights of the minorities

    But the topic is ” Now Trying To ‘White Van’ My Reputation – Dayan J

    This man has no reputation, Vasu Nana could tell this, but DJ he never had one.

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    Fools spring eternal—through all cultures and all eras. No exception for our own. But rather than discount them as burdens, we’d do well to see the blessing. For like the bubbles in the fountain, they add a certain unexpectedness—more three-dimensionality—to life.

    Bewildered, bemused, befuddled, benign—fools of every persuasion have proven a mainstay throughout literature. Shakespeare, Molière, Dickens, Twain—all keen observers of human character and relationships—were wont in every work to throw a fool or two into the mix. In the hands of a master storyteller, a fool can be quite instructive. And besides, life just doesn’t look the same without them.

    Now where literary forbears once found inspiration for metaphorical musings, scientific moderns are finding grist for the research mill.

    0909

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    A poet amoung us? What do you think about SL situation? Shall we send this Peter Casie Chetty, Max Silva, Bodinayake etc., to a psycho therapy? Or shall we go for a therapy?

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      Who is this “WE” that you are referring to?Hope it’s not ole Doc Brian,Vikaramabahu and yourself!

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