Wednesday, January 7, 2009

SCENARIOS-Will Sri Lanka finally finish off Tamil Tigers?

Jan 7 (Reuters) - Sri Lanka's military pressured the Tamil Tiger's last stronghold on the northern Jaffna Peninsula from the north and south on Wednesday, and the army said the separatist rebels seemed to be pulling back. [ID:nCOL408072]

Since the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) lost their self-proclaimed capital of Kilinochchi to the army last week, many are asking if the 25-year war is nearly over. Not quite, but here are some scenarios of what could happen next:

SHOWDOWN IN THE EAST: Full Text