Laos Human smuggling
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Human Trafficking from Laos: How, Why, and Where?

Introduction/Background Laos, officially named Lao People’s Democratic Republic (PDR), is a Southeast Asian country bordering China, Vietnam, Cambodia, Thailand and Myanmar. As part of the so-called ‘Golden Triangle’ (the intersection between the Lao, Myanmar, and Thailand), it is common for…

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Situational assessment of Myanmar 2022

On Monday February 1, 2021, the army committed its fourth military coup in 63 years. The state of emergency was declared for one year and the Vice-President, General Myint Swe, was appointed interim president. Min Aung Hlaing is the commander-in-chief of…

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Eugene Bullard: The First Black Fighter Pilot

Eugene Bullard during his flight training. The Croix de Guerre with Star he received for valour during the Battle of Verdun is visible. On the left, there is the unofficial wings worn by many French pilots. Eugene Bullard: From Columbus,…

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Anthony Poshepny: A CIA Legend

Anthony Poshepny was an early paramilitary officer in the CIA whose career reads like a piece of epic fiction. Truth be told, Anthony Poshepny liked ears. He liked them so much that he would cut them off the corpses of…

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The McNamara Line and The Jason’s

The McNamara Line was a project spearheaded by the clandestine JASON advisory group that was designed to get an advantage over the North Vietnamese freedom of movement on the Ho Chi Minh Trail. As destructive as war is, it creates…

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