Thailand: More Soft Spots

The government should realize that Communist infiltration in Thailand is expanding and worsening. It is making fantastic progress every day.

In a country where the press is usually polite and docile, that ominous warning was recently sounded by the Thai newspaper Siam Rath. A lot of Thais—and Americans—believe that the warning is not exaggerated. The country that once hoped to prevent rather than to fight a Communist insurgency now finds itself involved in an expanding guerrilla fight that bears an uncomfortable resemblance to the early days of the Viet Nam war. In...

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