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Tamil Tigers used truce to rearm, says former commander

The Tamil Tiger guerrillas used peace talks as a cover to rearm and prepare for a return to war in Sri Lanka, according to the group’s former military commander Colonel Karuna. In an interview the ex-rebel fighter, who broke with the Tigers in 2004, said he was told by the guerrillas’ supreme leader, Velupillai Prabhakaran, to “drag these talks out for about five years, somehow let the time pass by. Meanwhile I will purchase arms and we will be ready for the next stage of fighting.” Full Story

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