We’re Getting the Malaysia Counterinsurgency All Wrong
Contemporary Malaysia is in many ways remarkable for a postcolonial Southeast Asian country. In a region characterized by military coups, dictatorships and juntas, ethnic violence, mass poverty and the breakdown of state authority, Malaysia largely has been spared. This came at no easy cost. As the ruling British prepared... Read more
Shootings Escalate in Trigger-Happy Thailand
On the afternoon of July 11, 2017, six or seven gunmen dressed in military outfits arrived at the home of a village chief in the subdistrict of Ban Klang, in Thailand’s Krabi province. Pretending to be government officials, they demanded entry to search the property and warned the chief’s... Read more