When Counterinsurgency Wins

When Counterinsurgency Wins is the first book to analyze the final campaign that won the decades-long civil war in Sri Lanka in 2009. Ahmed Hashim traces the development of the counterinsurgency campaign from the early stages of the war to the later adaptations and military strategy that led to a decisive finish.

When Counterinsurgency Wins
Sri Lanka's Defeat of the Tamil Tigers

Ahmed S. Hashim

2013 | 280 pages | Cloth $59.95
Political Science | Military Science
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Table of Contents

Introduction
Chapter 1. The Sri Lankan War in Context
Chapter 2. Background to War: State Formation and Identities in Conflict
Chapter 3. The Eelam War I-III Campaigns
Chapter 4. Eelam War IV: A Military Analysis
Chapter 5. Postwar Sri Lanka: Reconciliation or Triumphalism?

Notes
Bibliography
Index
Acknowledgments