Thailand’s Forgotten War

Thai soldiers. Photo by Luke Hunt/Bomborra Images

FAR EAST CORRESPONDENT — Security on the main streets of Hat Yai, Thailand, is heavy. Here, soldiers patrol in pairs, checking for the suspicious, chatting with local shopkeepers and hoping for a quiet day.

It’s a scene that is familiar across Southern Thailand, particularly in the provinces of Pattani, Yala and Narathiwat where an insurgencyblamed on local Malay Muslims has again flared. Read more in The Diplomat.

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