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Samrej talks strategy in 'people's war' fight

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The general who is the brains behind the army's operations in the southernmost provinces is vowing to do whatever he can to solve security problems there in his last year of military service. 

Samrej: Force alone won’t win the battle

Gen Samrej Srirai, special adviser of the Office of the Permanent Secretary for Defence, called the insurgency in the deep South a "people's war". He said insurgents there considered themselves as Malays, not Thais, and they hated Thais.

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