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Muslims at War?

Peaceful Muslims a problem in Thailand?

Alleged corruption, however, was only one source of discontent with Thaksin. Critics have charged that he has been ineffective in dealing with a growing Muslim insurgency in the nationís southern provinces. Muslims account for only 6 percent of the nationís population of 64 million, but radical groups have been emboldened by successful attacks on Thai military forces in the nationís southern Narathiwat, Pattani and Yala provinces where 76 percent of the population is Muslim. More than 1,700 people have died so far in nearly four years of fighting. [Read]

Good things Muslims are not at war with the world. There is no religious war, right?


posted at 14:51:18 on 09/20/06 by clearpolitics - Category: War - [Permalink]

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