Thailand’s Crooked Army

In 2010, Thailand’s military was warned that bomb detection devices their soldiers were using were fraudulently sold by a discredited British company whose owner was jailed in London. Despite a warning from the US Embassy that the devices were “like a toy,” the military bought 1,576 of them at a cost of US$30 million.

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