Almost, since the International wing of its operations were spared and let tocontinue with its work although with constraints and frustrating clamp downs.
ANOTHER TECTONIC POLICY SHIFT
Just like the LTTE failed to grasp the Shift in the prevailing global powers’
paradigms regarding Liberation movements- the Lankan state too had failed tonote a recent Re-Shift of their stand.This was the Arab Springs being presented as an opportunity to the prevailingglobal powers-particularly those seeking Democratization of the Islamic world.Despite many alarms sounded about this line of policy to help actively armedinsurrections with an aim to usher in a democratic regime change as a steptowards the western dispensation and away from radical Islamization.That waiting on the wings of the cheered up
- were the veryIslamist forces of radicalization that would replace the pro-western thoughdespotic regimes.That exactly was the disastrous result of this reshift of active encouragement of armed struggles of liberation at the Arab world.Instead of democracy and more freedom and liberal values-the Arab Springsbecame
and all that it achieved was empowering the IslamicBrotherhood, Salaafists, Ennhada and its likes in place of the Mubaraks andGaddafis.This subtle shift of prevailing western alliance is what is now playing out at Lankaas a renewed shift in focus selectively on the Lankan conduct of its ending to thedecades long civil war.This is what has renewed the hopes and ambitions of a previously obvious lostcause of reviving the Liberation struggle and secession at Lanka by the Tamils.