Currently, Sri Lanka is at the threshold of being the second example of an absolute victory over a terrorist group, the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam. The defeat of the LTTE is much a success of the Sri Lankan military as it is a grave
The strategic importance of the Sri Lankan cricket team recently selected as a terror target in Pakistan could be that Sri Lanka now represents a success story in militarily defeating terrorism.
The Mumbai attacks of 26 -29 November demonstrated the vulnerability of any metropolis to a siege and hostage scenario with devastating effects. The coordinated attacks on multiple locations with mass casualties was on a scale unseen before. In the initial stages, events seem to suggest