Puangthong R Pawakapan

Puangthong R. Pawakapan

Dr Puangthong Pawakapan is Associate Professor at the Department of International Relations, Faculty of Political Science, Chulalongkorn University. She was previously Visiting Senior Fellow at the Thailand Studies Programme, ISEAS – Yusof Ishak Institute.

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Bombings in South Thailand

Puangthong R. Pawakapan

While the Thai military government blamed the bomb blasts to the red-shirt conflict, incoming evidence suggests that Muslim separatist movements are involved. The bombings underscore the fact that the military government has failed to address the ethnic-religious conflict and the presence of Asian-based Islamic State (IS) networks in the south.