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dc.contributor.authorOng, Weichongen
dc.identifier.citationOng, W. (2009). Military Defeat of the Tamil Tigers: From Velvet Glove to Iron Fist. (RSIS Commentaries, No. 050). RSIS Commentaries. Singapore: Nanyang Technological University.en
dc.description.abstractThe prevalent wisdom in Counterinsurgency (COIN) theory is that the ‘Iron-Fisted’ approach to defeating insurgencies is counter-productive. The recent success of the Sri Lanka Armed Forces (SLAF) suggests that under the right conditions, a decisive battlefield victory is possible. But will this translate into an enduring resolution?en
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dc.relation.ispartofseriesRSIS Commentaries, 050-09en
dc.rightsNanyang Technological Universityen
dc.subjectDRNTU::Social sciences::Political scienceen
dc.titleMilitary Defeat of the Tamil Tigers: From Velvet Glove to Iron Fisten
dc.contributor.schoolS. Rajaratnam School of International Studiesen
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