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|Title:||Military Defeat of the Tamil Tigers: From Velvet Glove to Iron Fist||Authors:||Ong, Weichong||Keywords:||DRNTU::Social sciences::Political science||Issue Date:||2009||Source:||Ong, W. (2009). Military Defeat of the Tamil Tigers: From Velvet Glove to Iron Fist. (RSIS Commentaries, No. 050). RSIS Commentaries. Singapore: Nanyang Technological University.||Series/Report no.:||RSIS Commentaries, 050-09||Abstract:||The 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?||URI:||https://hdl.handle.net/10356/82463
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