Category: Ideas

Overrunning the Tamil Tigers

Sri Lanka, known in British colonial times as Ceylon, is a tear-drop shaped, picturesque island south of India’s Tamil Nadu province.  Home to 21 million people, Sri Lanka is made up of a Buddhist Sinhalese majority in the south and central parts of the island.  The Hindu Tamil population resides primarily in the north and

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A World Of Differences

I have had the fortune of having lived, traveled and worked on all of the world’s continents with the exception of Antarctica. I have found that wherever there are differences between peoples—be these differences racial, religious, cultural or political in nature—there is always tension and sometimes open conflict. Some of those conflicts are horrific in

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