Topic: Center for Policy Alternatives
Afghanistan signed a strategic partnership with India today that allows arms transfers and military training in India. The move puts pressure on Pakistan to rein in militants.
10/04/2011 04:26 pm
Voters in Thursday's Sri Lanka elections favored President Mahinda Rajapakse's ruling party, which prioritizes economic growth over reconciliation with the rebel Tamils after decades of civil war.
04/09/2010 10:32 am
Sri Lanka police fired tear gas Wednesday at protesters demanding the release of defeated presidential candidate Sarath Fonseka. The factionalized opposition faces dim prospects in just-announced April elections.
02/10/2010 09:17 am
Some 280,000 refugees remain detained, a month after fighting stopped. A national probe into war abuses was shut down this week.
06/19/2009 01:00 am
The campaign against the Tamil Tigers appears to be ending. But deep ethnic divides behind the conflict remain.
04/24/2009 01:00 am
A two-day cease-fire aimed at letting civilians flee ended with little success
04/16/2009 01:00 am
The Army appears on verge of crushing Tiger rebels.
03/06/2009 12:00 am
Just days after a defiant air attack, the LTTE has proposed a cease-fire in the where its fighters are boxed in by a military advance.
02/23/2009 12:00 am
Anger at the military's heavy hand and land seizures rattles a year-old calm in the east, a rare success in a 25-year war.
09/12/2008 01:00 am
While the military is making gains on the Tamil Tigers, it could become mired in guerrilla attacks.
08/28/2008 01:00 am