Open warfare between the government and the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam broke out in mid-year. The two sides met twice in Geneva but failed to resolve their differences. Disagreements within the ruling coalition on how to resolve this conflict resulted in a realignment of political forces. The economy continued to grow, although troubling indicators emerged toward the end of 2006.
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Research Article| February 01 2007
Sri Lanka in 2006: Unresolved Political and Ethnic Conflicts amid Economic Growth
Asian Survey (2007) 47 (1): 99–104.
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Chandra R. de Silva; Sri Lanka in 2006: Unresolved Political and Ethnic Conflicts amid Economic Growth. Asian Survey 1 February 2007; 47 (1): 99–104. doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2007.47.1.99
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