Posts Tagged with "Royal Thai Army"

Meet Colonel Fish Sauce

Wednesday, June 22, 2011


Meet Colonel Fish Sauce June 2011 "The global war on drugs has failed." That was the stark conclusion of a recent study by former world leaders. Their words resonate in Asia, which is awash with a highly addictive drug called methamphetamine, better known by its street-names yaba, shabu, ice, speed.

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Is the Thai Military Torturing Detainees?

Wednesday, December 1, 2010

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Is the Thai Military Torturing Detainees? 1 December 2010 War logs published via WikiLeaks suggest that the U.S. military ignored torture by its Iraqi allies. Those allegations still resonate in Thailand, and not just because this staunch U.S. ally is fighting an insurgency of its own. America and Thailand share a history of torture.

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We’re In The Army Now

Wednesday, April 7, 2010


One of the last rituals of the Buddhist year in Thailand is also one of the most unpopular: the draft. Every young Thai man must present himself for military service and, if he is not stupid or desperate enough to volunteer, can be drafted by lottery. He will then spend up to two years in [...]

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