It is in the best interest of both countries to sit down and negotiate.
We need a whole-of-government approach to security budgeting.
Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa was in India earlier this month making promises to resettle the war-displaced Sri Lankan Tamil minority one year after his government's forces won a crippling victory over the Tamil Tiger insurgency.
With the latest Pentagon resignation, the Vietnam analogy continues to haunt the United States in Afghanistan.
High-level diplomatic engagement would benefit both the international community and Iran itself.