Tag Archives: LTTE

RAW’s Kautilyan License

Since the news of civilian-military rift over Pakistan’s secret support to armed groups, whether right or wrong, was leaked from a meeting pertaining to national security, those leaking the information should have their “security clearance” revoked and barred from public office.

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China, India, and Sri Lanka’s Change of Guard

Sri Lanka’s surprising election result will have complex effects on the India-China-Sri Lanka strategic triangle.

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Sri Lanka: Shift in Priority from Ethno-nationalism

Post-war reality in Sri Lanka is still connected deeply to the war period, with the large-scale presence of the security forces in the north and east and surveillance machinery continuing to have a negative impact on life in all parts of the country.

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An Indian View on Sri Lanka: Dealing with Devolution

After the defeat of the LTTE and the economic activism of China, the geostrategic reality has altered significantly in Colombo’s favor. With no usable leverages, India may have to live with 13A minus police powers, provided the devolved powers are actually implemented on the ground.

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Sri Lanka Besieged By Religious Conflict

Notwithstanding all the glib assurances by Sri Lankan politicians, including President Mahinda Rajapaksa, on the cohesiveness of its people in this island nation, ground realities tell another story. The Tamil nation, whose struggle for a separate homeland began in 1983, were long targeted by government forces until the massive military maneuvres by the Sri Lankan armed forces came to a …

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