The year 2008 saw a successful military campaign by government security forces against the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) in the North. Elections to the Eastern Province resulted in a break away faction of the LTTE sharing power with the government. People continued to endure high inflation in the price of essential goods and services, and the country's human rights record remained dismal.
Sri Lanka in 2008: Waging War for Peace
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Nira Wickramasinghe; Sri Lanka in 2008: Waging War for Peace. Asian Survey 1 February 2009; 49 (1): 59–65. doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2009.49.1.59
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