Category Archives: military

pheu pandin

CHANG NOI Bangkok Six will signal the way By Chang Noi Published on July 12, 2010 The by-election due in Bangkok Constituency 6 on July 25 is unlike any poll in Thailand’s past. The contest is not between parties but … Continue reading

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military are crap

More a professional farce than force that we have here Published: 1/07/2010 at 12:00 AM Newspaper section: News After attending a seminar on “Security and Military Affairs” at the US-Pacific Command in Hawaii, I have come to understand how far … Continue reading

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guardian

Duncan McCargo in The Guardian: Clearing demonstrators from the streets using military force is messy enough, but in a major political conflict like Thailand’s, the sweeping-out operation is really the easy part. Despite almost reaching a negotiated settlement with the … Continue reading

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seh daeng

Peace hopes lost in a sea of confusion Editorial By Editor Voranai Vanijaka May 16, 2010 The first reaction of some people upon hearing the news that Maj Gen Khattiya Sawasdipol had been critically wounded in an obvious assassination attempt … Continue reading

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PM looks on bright side of red shirt rally

http://www.bangkokpost.com/news/politics/39102/pm-looks-on-bright-side-of-red-shirt-rally PM looks on bright side of red shirt rally Violence is proven not to be the answer Published: 21/06/2010 at 12:00 AM Newspaper section: News The protest by the red shirts provides the country with an occasion when a … Continue reading

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‘Is it OK to shoot foreigners and journalists?’

From Sydney Morning Herald http://www.smh.com.au/world/is-it-ok-to-sh…00521-w1ur.html ‘Is it OK to shoot foreigners and journalists?’ May 22, 2010 The sniper and his comrade are like two surgeons operating with great precision. Ahead of the bunker, Rama IV Road, normally a major arterial … Continue reading

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army snipers shooting people on may19

http://www.bangkokpost.com/news/politics/39023/big-questions-linger-over-may-19-deaths

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