Defence Secretary Gotabhaya Rajapaksa speaks to The Nation

  • 21 Jun 2007 22:20:25 GMT

    Whatever it is, all transactions involving defence spendings should be available to the Auditor general.

  • 21 Jun 2007 22:39:09 GMT

    [BTW THis is by take it with a pich of salt! ]

    No, this is from The Nation weekend newspaper.

  • 21 Jun 2007 23:20:52 GMT

    [A: Even in the LTTE, Prabhakaran placed Karuna in charge of the military, Soosai in charge of the Sea Tigers, and Pottu Amman handled intelligence. The political leader gives the leadership you give the proper strategy to the military. What I am saying is that you should not interfere with them when implementing that strategy]

    At least Gothaya accepting that he is learning things from 5th grade drop out Velu Pirba, how to run the country`s Military mission ?.

    Good and keep learning since your 7-eleven experience is no closer to any thing you do in SriLnaka any way !!

  • 21 Jun 2007 23:55:51 GMT

    Gotabhaya is not the Defence Secretary, but the Secretary to the Ministry of Defence, which is something else entirely.

    This mistaken nomenclature has caused foreign news services to refer to him as the Minister of Defence, which he is not. He is simply a Government Servant following the orders of the Cabinet.

  • 22 Jun 2007 00:23:19 GMT

    Gota has placed his cards clearly.

    Glad to see this person coming with his views on many topics concern to GOSL.

    SLAF has done military campaign to bring in normalcy to east without any arguments.

    Past military strategy`s and Peace accords did little or nothing but made LTTE stronger.

    GOSL has given SLAF to tackle Terrorists independently which shows good results.

    political opponents,Tamil separatists,Diasporas are disturbed to see East returning to normal.

    IC groups now quietly accept GOSL position.

    Thoppigala will bring another feather to SLAF in days.

  • 22 Jun 2007 00:35:13 GMT

    He nail it very well.

  • 22 Jun 2007 00:44:33 GMT

    [[BTW THis is by take it with a pich of salt! ]

    No, this is from The Nation weekend newspaper. ]

    Even GoSL bootlickers admit is not worthy of much credible reporting.

    Goatabaya is a first calss crook. Would you trust anything said by anyone who fakes his own assination just to gain popularity? This crook will say anything to save his skin.

  • 22 Jun 2007 01:21:33 GMT

    LTTE should target High Value Targets. Get back to gureilla war fare. No point holding territory. This is the 25th failed state in the world out of 177. Only 24 more to go!!.

    Just target high value economic and military targets that one needs to spend lot of money to replace and defend. A begger who thinks he owns the palace just cos he works there. Thats is SL today!!. We are with the begging bowl to the world. The world owns us we are no longer a sovereign nation. The moddaya`s in the South dont realise it. Even their kiribath now is owned by Japan, US, Europe and Pakistan.

    Holding and controling territory is a waste of time. You should allow this 7 eleven store manager to try and hold it & manage it. We should not hold it and manage it but allow him to hold it and attack him when he is holding onto it. Its much harder to defend than to attack. Cost of defending territory is more expensive.

  • 22 Jun 2007 01:46:11 GMT


    High value targets yeah,

    gota missed target biggest mistake,

    nayatagahala polla wareduna.

    before 7 eleven he was proving fighter at the battle front.

    suicide attacks yeah ah ah !

    will bring bunker rats rot from bunker busters, Air to fuel or heat sinking missiles.

    LTTE has sent off all child brigades,got kids to join ?

    send them to karuna at least few more months longer life.

    desperate Diaspora !

  • 22 Jun 2007 02:34:21 GMT

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