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Cambodia, Thailand Prepare for Fight Over Temple

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posted on Oct, 14 2008 @ 05:49 AM
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Cambodia, Thailand Prepare for Fight Over Temple


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TAIPEI - What started as a decision by Cambodia, with Thailand's blessing, to register the 11th-century Preah Vihear temple as a UNESCO World Heritage Site has grown into a potential military conflict.

"This is a grave situation for Thailand's interests with potential for outbreak of hostilities," said Thitinan Pongsudhirak, director of the Institute of Security and International Studies, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok.
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posted on Oct, 14 2008 @ 05:49 AM
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As if the recent violence related to the demonstrations in Bangkok, Thailand wasn't enough, there is now a potential war brewing with Cambodia over a temple whose ownership is under dispute. Apparently these events could be related, with this situation possibly being used by the government opposition group in Bangkok as a catalyst to bring down the current government, which is essentially a proxy government for the deposed Thaksin Shinawatra. It will be interesting to see how these two situations play out, and how deeply they are intertwined.

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