Friday, January 9, 2009

SCENARIOS: Is Sri Lanka about to finish off the Tamil Tigers?

By C. Bryson Hull

(Reuters) - Sri Lankan troops on Friday handed the Tamil Tiger rebels their second major defeat in a week, capturing the strategic Elephant Pass, the president said.

That comes a week after the army drove the separatist guerrillas from their self-proclaimed capital of Kilinochchi, an event that had many asking if the quarter-century war is over. Not yet, but here are some scenarios of what could happen: Full Text