‘Give War A Chance’: All-Out War as a Means of Ending Conflict in the Cases of Sri Lanka and Colombia

@article{Diaz2013GiveWA,
  title={‘Give War A Chance’: All-Out War as a Means of Ending Conflict in the Cases of Sri Lanka and Colombia},
  author={Fabio Andres Diaz and Syed Mansoob Murshed},
  journal={Civil Wars},
  year={2013},
  volume={15},
  pages={281 - 305}
}
This article investigates the military approach as a means of solving protracted civil conflicts, in particular focusing on the cases of Sri Lanka and Colombia in comparison. The approach adopted is to study the emergence of these military options within the context of each country's history and to assess whether the call for war was merely a consequence of the international ‘war on terror’, or driven by internal elements. The article explores the epistemological groundings and pitfalls of the… Expand
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