The operator of the LTTE’s computer and database revealed

Palitha Kohona, the permanent secretary at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Sri Lanka had this to say in a recent interview about the LTTE's ICT infrastructure published in Himal, Himal: If there were entire villages that had nothing to do with LTTE, they can just be let go. But for the others, it’s a massive … Continue reading The operator of the LTTE’s computer and database revealed

LTTE launches new Department of International Relations site, kills its Peace Secretariat site

Old wine in new bottles or a genuine shift in thinking? I encountered the LTTE's new Department of International Relations website today, containing S. Pathmanathan's blog and other really fun stuff. The site is registered through GoDaddy.com in Arizona, whereas the erstwhile LTTE Peace Secretariat site's domain was registered to an individual based in Killinochchi, … Continue reading LTTE launches new Department of International Relations site, kills its Peace Secretariat site

Understanding terrorism better through technology?

As I wrote in a recent article: "The central disconnect between conflict resolution theorists and the essential nature of terrorism lies here – we do not really know the logic that drives terrorism, a logic so alien to us that we cannot even imagine it. It is a logic that driven by a rationale and … Continue reading Understanding terrorism better through technology?