Sri Lanka After the Tamil Tiger Defeat: Army Takes Over

After forcibly ending the decades of conflict with Tamil Tiger rebels, the Sri Lankan government has rewarded the military with new powers. But the creation of a militarised state – supported by stories of Sinhala warriors – risks further alienating Tamils and creating the conditions for new conflict.

The World Today Updated 14 October 2020 Published 1 August 2009 3 minute READ

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