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"The success of this campaign has helped the whole world, especially the Western countries."
Thaksin Shinawatra,
Thai Prime Minister, on his anti-drug campaign, in which 2,274 people have been killed

"I don't think... the atmosphere would be conducive."
Ignacio Bunye,
Philippine presidential spokesman, on the breakdown of talks with the rebels of the Moro Islamic Liberation Front

"The planning was ragged and the execution was worse."
senior U.S. official,
quoted...

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