Wednesday, November 11, 2009

The Thailand - Cambodia Dispute

This is fairly significant, because it is happening at a time when Asia is trying to integrate politically, and 'go EU'. Little progress will occur if two ASEAN-bloc countries are not talking with each other.

Thaksin is the former prime minister of Thailand, who was booted out by the mostly middle-class opposition parties. His support is in rural areas, and additionally he is regarded as a cats-paw of China. This is a key element of missing undertext - to what degree is China pushing things ?

1"Thaksin extradition demand denied " - BBC News

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