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Definition of the noun ltte
What does ltte mean as a name of something?
- a terrorist organization in Sri Lanka that began in 1970 as a student protest over the limited university access for Tamil students; currently seeks to establish an independent Tamil state called Eelam; relies on guerilla strategy including terrorist tactics that target key government and military personnel
- region: Ceylon / Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka / Sri Lanka
- domain: act of terrorism / terrorism / terrorist act
- lexical domain: Groups - nouns denoting groupings of people or objects
- synonyms of LTTE: Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam / Tamil Tigers / Tigers / World Tamil Association / World Tamil Movement
- instance of: foreign terrorist organization / FTO / terrorist group / terrorist organization = a political movement that uses terror as a weapon to achieve its goals
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Suicide Warfare (2013)
Culture, the Military, and the Individual as a Weapon by Rosemarie Skaine
ORGANIZATION The LTTE is the national freedom movement of the people of Tamil Eelam. It is a political organization and a military power. And even though the Tamil minority is mainly Hindu and the Sinhalese majority is chiefly Buddhist, ...
In Defense of Dharma (2002)
Just-war Ideology in Buddhist Sri Lanka by Tessa J. Bartholomeusz
The alignment between contemporary military leaders tthe LTTE is a paramilitary organization1 and ancient warrior kings.
by Manas Chatterji, B M Jain
The LTTE is the weaker part, in the sense that the government has a legitimate claim to power and a monopoly on the use of violence. In such a situation, violence is one of the few tools with which the weaker party has to put pressure on, and ...
Terrorism, Ethnicity, Political Economy by Asoka Bandarage
The LTTE is the first militant group to acquire air power.
Peace and Justice (2010)
The LTTE is an organization that has its own army and lays claim to be the sole representative of the Tamil people on whose behalf it is fighting a war of independence. It has a leader of cult status and an army of over 10,000 each of whom has ...
Women, Security, South Asia (2005)
A Clearing in the Thicket by Farah Faizal, Swarna Rajagopalan
The LTTE is a Tamil militant group that is fighting for an independent Tamil Eelam, which consists of the Northern and Eastern Provinces of Sri Lanka. In December 2002, the LTTE in a significant shift in position following several rounds of ...
Mines Register (1914)
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Lessons from the the Past by Robert J. Art, Louise Richardson
LTTE is an exception to this generalization because it is a broad-based group that has used both guerrilla and terror tactics and operates within a functioning democracy. Fatah, Hizballah, and the Kashmiri Jihadis are anomalies because they ...
British Books (1903)
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World Terrorism: An Encyclopedia of Political Violence from Ancient Times to the Post-9/11 Era (2015)
An Encyclopedia of Political Violence from Ancient Times to the Post-9/11 Era by James Ciment
The LTTE manipulated and received unofficial support from India, such as training in the techniques of ...
by Jivanta Schottli, Subrata K. Mitra, Siegried Wolf
The LTTE has also been accused of assassinating many Tamil politicians from other Tamil parties who have challenged its claim to be the sole representative of Tamil-speaking people. Cease-fires between the Sri Lankan government and the ...
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Tigres Tamoules (LTTE)
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Scrabble value of L1T1T1E1
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