The latest issue of New Yorker (January 17, 2011) has a lengthy piece by Jon Lee Anderson on the Sri Lankan Army’s decisive victory over the LTTE terrorist outfit (remember, these monsters killed Indian leader Rajiv Gandhi).
The piece provides an overview of the conflict with emphasis on the final days of the war in May 2009.
Here’s an excerpt from the piece on the Sri Lankan military’s victory and its influence:
In military circles around the world, the “Sri Lankan option” for counter-insurgency was discussed with admiration. Its basic tenets were: deny access to the media, the United Nations, and human rights groups; isolate your opponents, and kill them as quickly as possible; and segregate and terrify the survivors – or, ideally, leave no witnesses at all.
New Yorker ( January 17, 2011) P.43
Isn’t it high time India tried this proven strategy against the Pakistani monsters unleashing daily havoc in Kashmir?