Skip to comments.Sri Lanka's Victory
Posted on 05/19/2009 5:52:41 PM PDT by bluejay
Mr. Rajapaksa, elected in 2005, finally put an end to the "peace process" with Prabhakaran and focused on winning the military fight. In 2007, with the help of a Tiger splinter group, the government subdued the Eastern Province; the first elections were held there last year. The fighting then moved to the North. It has not been cheap or easy. Military spending in the 2009 budget is $1.7 billion, 5% of GDP and 20% of the government's budget.
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“It has not been cheap or easy. Military spending in the 2009 budget is $1.7 billion, 5% of GDP and 20% of the government’s budget.”
Victory over the evil-minded men who invented suicide bombing was worth every damn cent!!!
Come to think of it, I hope my tax dollars helped make it happen.
There’s only one approach to Marxists.
President Mahinda Rajapakse = A Genuine Sri Lankan Hero
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