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Unable to achieve peace, Sri Lanka returns to war

Both Sri Lanka’s government and Tamil Tiger rebels might still say they want peace despite a return to large-scale fighting, but in reality they may have got the war that they wanted after four years of ceasefire. Hopes had been high after the Norwegian brokered truce was signed in 2002 — aid flowed in and most diplomats and analysts judged a two decade war that had killed more than 64,000 people to be over for good, with the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) running a de facto state across a seventh of the island. Full Story

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