Discussion 1 week 1.docx - Class Sri Lanka is a small Island in Asia South of India and that is where a group that identifies as the Liberation Tigers

Discussion 1 week 1.docx - Class Sri Lanka is a small...

This preview shows page 1 out of 1 page.

Class, Sri Lanka is a small Island in Asia South of India and that is where a group that identifies as the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) was created in the early 1970’s. The LTTE is a group that consisting of “Tamil Immigrants which were used by the British Government, to work as plantation farmers”. (BBC, 2018). Before its creation Sri Lanka was made up of mainly Sinhalese and the Tamils and after a change in control of the country it created controversy between the 2 groups and out of that controversy came the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) of 200,000 strong with Velupillai Prabhakaran as their leader. In the early 2000 experts said that the group was considered the most effective and brutal terrorist organization ever to utilize suicide terrorism.” (Falk, O., & Morgenstern, H. (Eds.). (2009). The group has both military and political ties to help with its agenda. “LTTE operatives pioneered the use of concealed suicide bomb vests, which are now used by many other organizations worldwide” (Falk, O., & Morgenstern, H. (Eds.). (2009).

  • Left Quote Icon

    Student Picture

  • Left Quote Icon

    Student Picture

  • Left Quote Icon

    Student Picture