More than 5,000 people have been killed and millions of people are living in paralysing fear as the insurgency in the far South has now raged for nearly 10 years.
So what's the cure?
More than 180 billion baht has been spent over the past decade to beef up the army and support development programmes. But apparently it hasn't worked. Meanwhile, the high-profile peace talks effort is now stuck in the quagmire.
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