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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 | 1284 hits | Print | PDF |  E-mail | Report | Read more
2.8/5 (36 votes)
Eelam War/Forces
Kamalika Peiris in her interesting article ‘SL’s Admired innovations’ in the Sunday Island (Sept. 26) while quite rightly highlighting those of the SL Navy and the STF, has not mentioned the Army or the SLAF. The aim here is to outline details...
Sunday, 10 October 2010 | 1034 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 | 1073 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 | 2152 hits | Print | PDF |  E-mail | Report | Read more
2.6/5 (27 votes)
Eelam War/Terrorism
The victor here is Sri Lanka. It is true that President Mahinda Rajapaksa provided the political leadership and concomitant motivation to defeat the terrorist Velupilai Pirapakaran (VP). The President’s brother, as Secretary of Defence, was the...
Monday, 28 June 2010 | 1035 hits | Print | PDF |  E-mail | Report | Read more
2.7/5 (24 votes)
Eelam War/Terrorism
Defeating the enemy on the battlefield Sri Lanka recently emerged victorious from one of the world’s longest-running conflicts, once termed an "unwinnable" war with the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE), also known as the Tamil Tigers. The...
Wednesday, 23 June 2010 | 2633 hits | Print | PDF |  E-mail | Report | Read more
3.2/5 (35 votes)
Eelam War/Forces
Eelam War IV was won due to the dedication of those who participated in it. The commanders of the armed forces were confident of victory and, for the first time, the Forces experienced a firm political commitment to win. Their morale went up and...
Tuesday, 22 June 2010 | 730 hits | Print | PDF |  E-mail | Report | Read more
2.7/5 (36 votes)
Eelam War/Forces
Reminiscing the final phase Mavil Aru/Sampur and Vaharai Operation The Sri Lanka Army (SLA) launched the Humanitarian Operation to liberate the entire Eastern and Northern Provinces from the LTTE, when the terrorists blocked the Mavil Aru water...
Tuesday, 22 June 2010 | 1694 hits | Print | PDF |  E-mail | Report | Read more
3.0/5 (33 votes)
Eelam War/Forces
Air Force shattered LTTE targets: The defeat of the LTTE terrorists in less than three years was made possible by the strong political leadership of President Mahinda Rajapaksa that paved the way for the three Armed Forces to coordinate action in...
Tuesday, 22 June 2010 | 1961 hits | Print | PDF |  E-mail | Report | Read more
2.7/5 (34 votes)
Eelam War/Forces
Trinco and Colombo ports were targets The LTTE terrorist group had a master plan to surround the entire Eastern coast, capture the Trincomalee port and take Jaffna after defeating the Armed Forces, but the national intelligence services and the...
Tuesday, 22 June 2010 | 2117 hits | Print | PDF |  E-mail | Report | Read more

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