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2.6/5 (29 votes)
Eelam War/Last Phase
Effective though it was, the Sri Lankan government’s strategy was a double-edged sword. "Denying observer access to the battlefield drew charges from the west of having something to hide." In this conclusion, General Mehta is absolutely right....
Sunday, 14 November 2010 | 1062 hits | Print | PDF |  E-mail | Report | Read more
3.2/5 (29 votes)
Eelam War/Last Phase
The 59 Division, under Armoured Corps officer General Nandana Udawatte, was charged with penetrating the great Andakulam forests, which stretched from Weli Oya to Mullaitivu. These were very different in character to the jungles of the Vanni. They...
Saturday, 13 November 2010 | 1662 hits | Print | PDF |  E-mail | Report | Read more
3.5/5 (32 votes)
Eelam War/Last Phase
Historian, art historian and writer, Dr. SinhaRaja Tammita-Delgoda is one of the few non combatants to have been allowed into the war zone during the final stages of the Eelam War. Some of his pieces were published by The Sunday Island (Sri Lanka),...
Saturday, 13 November 2010 | 2322 hits | Print | PDF |  E-mail | Report | Read more
2.7/5 (25 votes)
Eelam War/Last Phase
WARS can still be won, even against formidable terrorist organisations. And Sri Lanka shows how. That is the core message of the country's security supremo, Defence Secretary Gotabaya Rajapaksa in a rare interview with The Australian. His office...
Tuesday, 02 November 2010 | 1327 hits | Print | PDF |  E-mail | Report | Read more
2.7/5 (27 votes)
Eelam War/Last Phase
The west invented the myth that the LTTE could not be defeated. The army took a different view. "We could have defeated them long before. We had a well trained, well motivated armed force and our leadership and soldier fighting skills were...
Sunday, 10 October 2010 | 1111 hits | Print | PDF |  E-mail | Report | Read more
3.0/5 (27 votes)
Eelam War/Last Phase
The world watched with interest as Sri Lanka defeated the LTTE in the final Eelam War. Wall Street Journal announced ‘for all those who argue there no military solution for terrorism, we have two words: Sri Lanka’. Washington Times editorial of...
Sunday, 26 September 2010 | 2188 hits | Print | PDF |  E-mail | Report | Read more
2.8/5 (24 votes)
Eelam War/Last Phase
An Amphibious War The sky arches above our heads, a sea of brilliant blue merging into an expanse of shining sand. On one side, the waters of the lagoon ripple gently on the sand; on the other, rolling breakers crash against the shore. A blazing...
Sunday, 06 September 2009 | 3925 hits | Print | PDF |  E-mail | Report | Read more

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