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  1. 1. opinion | 25 Jan 2015

    About that reconciliation ...

    By Alan Dawson, Newspaper section: News

    » The bad news could not have come faster or more unpleasantly on Friday afternoon.

  2. 2. opinion | 11 Jan 2015

    The big issue: Hold on, one second (five satang)

    By Alan Dawson

    » For nine years, Thailand has torn itself apart in slow-motion, red-yellow-blue street protests, killings, arson and military coups, shutdowns, violence from South to North, dirty politics, back-stabbing businesses. And a...

  3. 3. opinion | 28 Dec 2014

    The big issue: Flip-flop of the year

    By Alan Dawson, Newspaper section: News

    » Our betters of the Constitution Drafting Committee went into last week with a single issue on their minds. It was whether the Thailand of tomorrow should elect its next prime minister like the US and other republics elec...

  4. 4. opinion | 14 Dec 2014

    The big issue: Sparing country [redacted]

    By Alan Dawson, Newspaper section: News

    » In 2002, in the wake of the 9/11 terrorism and US military pushback, the CIA opened a secret facility in central Thailand. The agency brought two high-level al-Qaeda operatives, Abu Zubaydah and Abd al-Rahim al-Nashiri, ...

  5. 5. opinion | 07 Dec 2014

    The big issue: Nice talking to you

    By Alan Dawson

    » Winston Churchill referred to the "riddle wrapped in a mystery inside an enigma". He was speaking of the actions of Russia as World War II began, but his colourful phrase doesn't do half justice to the deep South of...

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