War Effort

Edirisinghe, Roland
July 2000
New Republic;07/31/2000, Vol. 223 Issue 5, p15
Comments on the delusion to the hope for the conclusion of the 17-year civil war in Sri Lanka. Bombing during the celebration of War Heroes Day as declared by President Chandrika Kumaratunga; Economic influences to the public tolerance of the civil war including the creation of private-sector jobs and businesses revolving around the refugee traffic; Support of the corrupt political elite to the underground economy; Illegal activities of the revel Tamil Tigers.


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