Wednesday, 20 May 2009

War’s End in Sri Lanka: Bloody Family Triumph

NEW DELHI — The Sri Lankan president, Mahinda Rajapaksa, on Tuesday savored a victory that had eluded every Sri Lankan head of state before him: he declared on television that after more than 25 years, his troops had defeated one of the world’s most enduring guerrilla armies on the battlefield.
The New York Times, May 19. 2009

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