SEARCH

Showing 1-10 of 625 results

  • OPINION

    Tell truth on terrorism

    News, Editorial, Published on 01/09/2015

    » Last week's arrest of a suspect in the Ratchaprasong bombing murders also rekindled a recurring controversy. It is the use and actual definition of terrorism. Serious and informed minds have tackled this argument for decades. Some senior authorities have argued since the bomb exploded at the Erawan shrine on Aug 17 that the atrocity was not terrorism. This only raises another question: If it was not terrorism, what was it?

  • OPINION

    High alert for terrorism

    News, Editorial, Published on 03/05/2016

    » The savage murder last week of a Canadian hostage by self-styled Filipino Islamists was a reminder of the terrorist threat in this region. Authorities have said on several occasions they have not uncovered any case of an active Islamic State network or agent in Thailand. The need for constant alert is clear.

  • OPINION

    OAG's decision on Thaksin has implications yet to be seen

    Veera Prateepchaikul, Published on 11/10/2013

    » Thaksin Shinawatra's opponents may be angry with the Office of the Attoney General (OAG) and its former chief, Chulasingh Vasantasingh, for letting him off the hook on charges of terrorism, but the decision was not surprising given the current political climate.

  • OPINION

    Bring English to life

    News, Postbag, Published on 27/12/2018

    » Re: "Rethink English class", (PostBag, Dec 26).

  • OPINION

    Our newest mission is to love the bomb

    News, Kong Rithdee, Published on 08/07/2017

    » Like all soap addicts, I caught glimpses of the debut episode of the television series Love Missions last week. Not a strand of hair misplaced despite his dangerous expedition, Capt Purich (played by Sukollawat Kanarot) enters a red zone to battle terrorists after they've abducted foreign delegates from a conference in Bangkok. "This act of terrorism has a big boss behind it," intones the captain.

  • OPINION

    Philippine insurgency stems from lack of compromise

    News, Gwynne Dyer, Published on 28/06/2017

    » A month ago, hardly anybody outside the Philippines had ever heard of Marawi. Now it's the latest front in the war against the Islamic State (IS). More evidence, if you needed it, that the terrorism associated with the IS will go on long after Mosul and Raqqa have been liberated and "Caliph Ibrahim" (Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi) has been killed or captured.

  • OPINION

    Calm down, America. Attacks won't break Britain

    News, Peter Apps, Published on 08/06/2017

    » When I rolled my wheelchair out of my apartment block on Sunday morning -- mere hours after three attackers killed seven a few hundred yards away in London Bridge and Borough Market -- the most striking thing was the sense of calm.

  • OPINION

    Looking in the mirror

    News, Postbag, Published on 30/07/2016

    » Re: "Merkel's immigration policy helps deter terrorism", (Opinion, July 26).

  • OPINION

    Solo attacks are expected to grow

    News, Eli Lake, Published on 18/07/2016

    » After the horror at Nice, perhaps the most depressing comment came from France's prime minister. Calling for unity in the face of terror, Manuel Valls observed: "Times have changed, and we should learn to live with terrorism. We have to show solidarity and collective calm."

  • OPINION

    Women seen as effective suicide bombers

    News, Tobin Harshaw, Published on 12/04/2016

    » On a list of history's most notorious assassins, alongside John Wilkes Booth, Lee Harvey Oswald and Gavrilo Princip, the name Thenmozhi Rajaratnam would probably draw mostly blank stares. But in her way, the Tamil Tiger terrorist -- who blew up herself, the Indian leader Rajiv Gandhi and 13 others in May 1991 -- has perhaps had the largest lasting influence.

Your recent history

  • Recently searched

    • Recently viewed links

      Did you find what you were looking for? Have you got some comments for us?