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Southern Thailand insurgency

Thailand's Quiet Crisis: 'The Southern Problem'
July 12, 2019

Thailand's Quiet Crisis: 'The Southern Problem'

By Austin Bodetti
While Prayut focuses on solidifying control over Bangkok, the insurgency in the south has gained strength.

How the Thai Conflict Is Boosting Islamic State in Malaysia
October 17, 2018

How the Thai Conflict Is Boosting Islamic State in Malaysia

By Austin Bodetti
Weapons from the insurgency in southern Thailand are making their way to ISIS-linked extremists in Malaysia.
What to Make of Recurring Fears of Jihadism in Southern Thailand?
March 30, 2018

What to Make of Recurring Fears of Jihadism in Southern Thailand?

By Eugene Mark
Ending the local conflict should be a priority, lest the status quo change significantly.

The Slow Burning Insurgency in Thailand’s Deep South
February 06, 2018

The Slow Burning Insurgency in Thailand’s Deep South

By Maximillian Morch
While the overall situation has improved, a recent attack should motivate both sides to return to the discussion table.

Will Southern Thailand Turn to Jihad?
November 20, 2017

Will Southern Thailand Turn to Jihad?

By Austin Bodetti
Only peace talks can keep Islamic State-style jihadism from coming to Thailand.

Thailand, Malaysia Mull New High-Speed Rail Link
September 12, 2016

Thailand, Malaysia Mull New High-Speed Rail Link

By Prashanth Parameswaran
Both sides focus on advancing prosperity amid lingering border woes.

Thailand's Deepening Fractures
September 08, 2016

Thailand's Deepening Fractures

By James Buchanan
Thailand faces two legitimacy crises at its peripheries — and the junta is only making them worse.
Malaysia-Thailand Meeting: Border Woes Expected to Dominate
September 01, 2016

Malaysia-Thailand Meeting: Border Woes Expected to Dominate

By Prashanth Parameswaran
Border issues will be at the center of talks during Malaysian premier Najib Razak's visit to Thailand.

Southern Thailand Peace Talks to Resume (Again) in Malaysia Amid Violence
September 01, 2016

Southern Thailand Peace Talks to Resume (Again) in Malaysia Amid Violence

By Prashanth Parameswaran
Another round of negotiations between the Thai government and rebel groups are set to take place.

The Southern Link in Thailand's Deadly Bombings
September 01, 2016

The Southern Link in Thailand's Deadly Bombings

By Shawn W. Crispin
Evidence points to a connection to the southern Thailand insurgency.

Islamic State in Thailand: A Phantom Threat?
March 04, 2016

Islamic State in Thailand: A Phantom Threat?

By Shawn W. Crispin
The danger to Thailand is less clear relative to some of its neighbors.
Interview: Analyzing Thailand’s Erawan Shrine Bomb Blast
August 18, 2015

Interview: Analyzing Thailand’s Erawan Shrine Bomb Blast

By Prashanth Parameswaran
The Diplomat talks with Dr. Zachary Abuza about the August 17 deadly bomb blast in Bangkok and its implications.

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