Army commander Lt. Gen. Jagath Jayasuriya, left, Defense Secretary Gotabhaya Rajapaksa, second left, Foreign Minister Gamini Peiris, center, President's Secretary Lalith Weeratunga, second right, and ... more 
Army commander Lt. Gen. Jagath Jayasuriya, left, Defense Secretary Gotabhaya Rajapaksa, second left, Foreign Minister Gamini Peiris, center, President's Secretary Lalith Weeratunga, second right, and Secretary of Foreign Affairs Karunatilaka Amunugama, right, attend the opening session of an international defense seminar in Colombo, Sri Lanka, Tuesday, May 31, 2011. Sri Lanka is sharing the counter-terrorism strategies it used to win a decades-long civil war as it hosts an international defense seminar amid allegations it committed war crimes. Nearly 60 senior military officials from 42 countries are attending the three-day seminar starting Tuesday, but leading invitees including the United States, Britain and Australia were absent. less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Chamila Karunarathne
Tue, May 31, 2011 8:18 AM EDT