Topic: Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam
Statistically, women are far less violent than men. But the case of Jihad Jane's alleged conspirator, Jamie Paulin-Ramirez, and the resurgence of the black widows in Chechnya suggest that when it comes to terrorism, men and women have much in common.
04/07/2010 03:52 pm
Despite its poverty, India is growing at 7 percent a year. Hourly wages double every decade.
03/20/2010 10:24 pm
After 26 years of civil war, Sri Lanka has an ambitious $1 billion plan to revive the city of Jaffna, long isolated by the rebel Tamil Tigers.
02/26/2010 04:46 pm
Join us for an update from the Monitor's Simon Montlake on the Filipino battle against Muslim insurgents -- as well as on Sri Lanka after the government's defeat of the Tamil Tigers.
02/25/2010 11:24 am
The Supreme Court heard arguments Tuesday on whether an antiterror law violates the Constitution. The US solicitor general calls it 'a vital weapon.' A lawyer for international peace activists argues it will send his clients to prison.
02/23/2010 08:19 pm
On Tuesday, the Supreme Court will hear arguments on whether a part of the Patriot Act designed to isolate terrorists violates Americans' rights to freedom of speech and association.
02/22/2010 03:54 pm
The government grew concerned about the political ambitions of former Army chief Sarath Fonseka – who was arrested on Monday – long before he ran for president last month.
02/11/2010 05:41 pm
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
The arrest of Sri Lanka’s former Army chief Sarath Fonseka, who challenged the president in recent elections, comes soon after the detention of former military members tied to him.
02/09/2010 08:16 am
Almost 200,000 Tamils have left Sri Lanka’s postwar refugee camps – some for tin-roof shelters or relatives' homes. Their resettlement is seen as key to national reconciliation after decades of war against Tamil rebels ended last May.
02/02/2010 12:19 pm