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Conflict and terrorism in southern Thailand

by Rohan Gunaratna

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Published by Marshall Cavendish Academic in Singapore .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementRohan Gunaratna, Arabinda Acharya, Sabrina Chua.
SeriesRegionalism & regional security
ContributionsAcharya, Arabinda., Chua, Sabrina.
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 211 p. :
Number of Pages211
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3465131M
ISBN 109812104445
LC Control Number2005436831

Thailand Islamic Insurgency. Peace talks are scheduled for 02 September between officials and representatives of a southern separatist umbrella group, MARA Patani. Conflict and Terrorism in Southern Thailand. by Rohan Gunaratna and (Eds.).. ICPVTR / Edited Books / Special Issues. 30 August

The persisting conflict in southern Thailand is centered on three southern provinces of Pattani, Yala and Narathiwat near the Malaysia boarder and several districts in Songkhla Province – the region commonly referred to as the Deep South. Nearly 75–80% of the 2 million population are Muslims. “Abuza has long been one of America’s leading experts on terrorism and insurgency in Southeast Asia. Conspiracy of Silence is easily the most informative book on the nature of the conflict in southern Thailand and the weakness of the Thai government’s response so far.”.

  South Asia Analysis Group – Terrorism in southern Thailand by B. Raman (Paper no. ) which was published on 15/08/ In the first few weeks of January in you have had nine Buddhists being killed by Islamic terrorists and in a separate attack four members of the armed forces of Thailand were killed.   Yet this becomes even more difficult in places like southern Thailand (or, in the case of the NPA, areas scattered throughout the Philippines), where civil wars are asymmetric and non-conventional. Rather than armies battling to control territory, violence tends to take the form of guerilla attacks and state counter-insurgency operations.


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Conflict and terrorism in southern Thailand by Rohan Gunaratna Download PDF EPUB FB2

The authors of Conflict and Terrorism in Southern Thailand have explained the insurgent violence in the country's Deep South through the lenses of the latter, as a coalescing jihadist struggle with local roots but global aspirations that demand appropriate counter-insurgency responses.

This explanation is unsurprising in view of lead author. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Gunaratna, Rohan, Conflict and terrorism in southern Thailand.

Singapore: Marshall Cavendish Academic, © The insurgency in Thailand has important implications for the United States as Bangkok is a long-term military ally in the war against terrorism in Southeast Asia and a significant trade and. A sectarian-based insurgency has raged in southern Thailand since Januaryleaving three thousand dead and thousands more injured.

Although southern Thailand has witnessed numerous periods of secessionist conflict, the present insurgency is different in two significant ways: it has radical jihadist overtones, and it has been marked by an unprecedented level of by:   This extended, five-part critique of Conflict and Terrorism in Southern Thailand interrogates how terrorism experts have interpreted the recent escalation of violence in the Thai southern border provinces.

It does so by questioning the authors' use of sources, and draws on a range of alternative Thai-and English-language sources to suggest that the authors have reached poorly Cited by: 9. “ISIS spillover unlikely in Thailand, but can’t be ignored, experts say”, Prachatai, 4 December ; “Thailand: Buddhists cite violence fears in bid to withhold mosque permit”, Benar News, 7 June ; Panu Wongcha-um, “In conflict-hit southern Thailand, Buddhist nationalism is on the rise”,18 June The insurgency in southern Thailand is however a localised conflict over territory and identity.

Still, there may be a small group of isolated individuals who are drawn to the transnational. Conflict And Terrorism in Southern Thailand (Regionalism & Regional Security) Paperback – Aug by Arabinda Acharya (Editor), Sabrina Chua (Editor), Rohan Gunaratna (Editor) › Visit Amazon's Rohan Gunaratna Page.

Find all the books, read about the author, and more. Author: Rohan Gunaratna. vi CONFLICT IN SOUTHERN THAILAND Narathiwat, Pattani and Yala are among the 20 poorest of the 76 provinces of Thailand and have some of the highest rates of poverty in the country.

Incidence of extreme poverty concentrated in a few districts. Some basic data on Narathiwat, Pattani and Yala provinces are presented in table A Table AFile Size: KB.

The insurgency in Southern Thailand remains an enigma to the Thai government, the international community and many analysts and observers. For one, the Malay Muslim rebels have rarely explained or revealed themselves. This makes their goals, ideologies and leaders befuddle the Royal Thai Army and the Royal Thai Police, which.

Thailand’s Malay-Muslim insurgency appears to some observers a potential seedbed for transnational jihadism, but the separatist fronts do not share ideologies or objectives with ISIS or al-Qaeda.

The future is uncertain, and a resolution of the conflict, based on political decentralisation, could help deter prospective jihadist expansion in southernmost Thailand. Get this from a library. The terrorist threat from Thailand: jihad or quest for justice?.

[Rohan Gunaratna; Arabinda Acharya] -- "Since Januarythe violence in the southern provinces in Thailand has claimed more than 4, lives. The violence has also adversely affected the local economy and quality of.

studies of southern Thailand. Understanding Southern Thailand Violent resistance against the perceived domination of the state in the Deep South of Thailand occurred over several periods during the 20th century, before declining in the early s. The current insurgency built up momentum from the late s, but was not officially recognized untilFile Size: 2MB.

While terrorism in Europe and South Asia grips the headlines, the obscure but savage insurgency in southern Thailand remains an afterthought even for many politicians in : Austin Bodetti.

Southern Thailand is home to one of Asia’s most serious insurgencies; more than people have been killed in this contested region since [1] The conflict is primarily one between elements of the Malay-Muslim population of the country’s southern border provinces, and the Thai state.

The book contains many insightful contributions and, overall, the Handbook will serve as a standard reference on the subject matter for years to come.' - M.L.R. Smith, King's College, University of London, UK.

This timely and significant book seeks to explain the deep-seated complexities of terrorism and insurgency in Southeast by: Investigates three perspectives of the conflict in Southern Thailand: causes of the conflict, limits of the three pillars with regards to Thai national identity, and potential threat of global terrorism.

Traces historical background of the state Patani and their Malay Muslims, dating back to Ayutthaya period. Get this from a library. The Malay-Muslim insurgency in southern Thailand: understanding the conflict's evolving dynamic. [Peter Chalk; United States.

Department of Defense. Office of the Secretary of Defense.] -- Current unrest in the Malay-Muslim provinces of southern Thailand has captured growing national, regional, and international attention due to the heightened tempo and scale of rebel. Incidents of terrorism in Thailand are mostly related to the South Thailand insurgency, which has been going on for ic incidents have also occurred elsewhere (mostly in Bangkok), although such events are much less common.

On Februdeath, carnage and destruction struck Southern Thailand. As people celebrated the coming of the Year of the Pig, a coordinated attack that began at ( GMT) saw 29 bombs (some reports suggest as many as 50[1]) each weighing around kg (11 pounds)[2] explode within 45 minutes across four provinces in southern Thailand leaving eight people dead and more than.

"The Terrorist Threat from Thailand is topical, timely, and well researched. Gunaratna and Acharya recognize that local conflict—such as that generated by the terrorist threat in southern Thailand—has regional and international implications.Sisaket province.

Despite Thailand’s uneasy political structure and the threats posed by crime and bombings, the country remains an important global travel destination and short-term travelers are normally unaffected by these issues. Current Analysis: A military coup on 22 May ended months of political conflict in Thailand.Philippines, Southern Thailand and Western Burma/Myanmar (Oxford: Lexington Books, )., Peter Chalk, "Separatism and Southeast Asia: The Islamic Factor in Southern Thailand, Mindanao and Aceh," Studies in Conflict and Terrorism, no.

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