Vavuniya attack: How it happened and why

Barely two weeks after their foray into Eastern Naval Area Headquarters in Trincomalee, Air Tigers showed up again.

Defining moments in Eelam War IV

Both the Sri Lankan forces and the Tamil Tigers are now poised for fiercer offensives

Tamil Tigers still a threat

Sri Lanka’s most well known defence correspondents warns that whilst the government claims successes against the LTTE, the military balance remains unchanged.

East continues to be volatile as Army, LTTE gears for war in the north.

Following the capture of Thoppigala in the East, the Police and more largely the Special Task Force (STF), is taking over responsibilities from the Security Forces. Thus, the Army will be relieved for deployment in areas in the Wanni. Contrary to Government claims that the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) fighters have been driven away, groups do operate in the East. Whilst some had moved out to areas in the Trincomalee district, others have taken up position in the Ampara district expanding their operations there. They had in fact shifted their intelligence base from Batticaloa to...

What the Co-Chairs want

The EU, US, Japan and Norway urge Sri Lanka to give up push for a military solution.