Sri Lanka: August 18, 2000

Archives

mso-bidi-language: AR-SA"> The air force's new MiG-27 and Kfir fighters continue to be heavily used in Jaffna, attacking suspected rebel bases deep in the bush. In particular, the government wants to hit training bases that their ground forces cannot get close to.  The president has called for new parliamentary elections in October, in an attempt to overcome opposition to a new constitution that might stop the Tamil rebellion.

 

Article Archive

Sri Lanka: Current 2010 2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 2002 2001 2000 1999 


X

ad
0
20

Help Keep Us Soaring

We need your help! Our subscription base has slowly been dwindling. We need your help in reversing that trend. We would like to add 20 new subscribers this month.

Each month we count on your subscriptions or contributions. You can support us in the following ways:

  1. Make sure you spread the word about us. Two ways to do that are to like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter.
  2. Subscribe to our daily newsletter. We’ll send the news to your email box, and you don’t have to come to the site unless you want to read columns or see photos.
  3. You can contribute to the health of StrategyPage. A contribution is not a donation that you can deduct at tax time, but a form of crowdfunding. We store none of your information when you contribute..
Subscribe   Contribute   Close