Sri Lanka: March 13, 2004


provide for a separate ethnic Tamil state. 

The LTTE has accused breakaway leader Karuna of embezzlement, and is calling on Karunas followers to remain loyal to the LTTE. The LTTE has threatened to put down the rebellion of Karuna, without violence, if possible. The embezzlement angle might be the non-violent way to do it. But most LTTE leaders have enriched themselves during the war, and especially since the ceasefire went into effect. A civil war within the LTTE would weaken the


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