Trouble in Thailand’s South

Thai soldiers. Photo by Luke Hunt

FAR EAST CORRESPONDENT — Few countries are as divided over politics as Thailand. On the streets of Bangkok, the confrontation between Red and Yellow shirts always seems close to the breaking-point, with the struggle so thoroughly dominating the national psyche that other, potentially greater, issues are sidelined.

Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra is well aware of this and in fact made a timely visit to the country’s much troubled south amid an escalation of violence aimed squarely at local school teachers.

Read more in The Diplomat.

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Luke Hunt is a foreign correspondent, author and occasional photographer who has covered much of Asia fr the last 30 years.

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