Tamil Tiger “Martyrs": Regenerating Divine Potency?

  title={Tamil Tiger “Martyrs": Regenerating Divine Potency?},
  author={Michael Roberts},
  journal={Studies in Conflict \& Terrorism},
  pages={493 - 514}
  • Michael Roberts
  • Published 1 November 2005
  • History
  • Studies in Conflict & Terrorism
Contrary to claim, the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) are not overwhelmingly secular in their practices. While their successes as a liberation movement have been built on organizational skills and techno-military prowess, they mobilize both the Hindu majority and a significant Christian minority within the Sri Lankan Tamil population via modalities that are deeply rooted in the lifestyles and religious practices of Tamils in India and Lanka. To grasp these capacities a reading of the… Expand
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