The history of the Golden Triangle, the territory at the junction of the borders of Thailand, Myanmar and Laos, resembles an iceberg, with a small visible part and a huge underwater …
The Golden Triangle: We are in Thailand. Right Laos. Left Myanmar (Burma)
And this is not surprising, because we are talking about one of the worst enemies of mankind – drugs.
It all started after the end of World War II. The opium poppy, the traditional agricultural culture of the peoples of Southeast Asia, has become an element of big politics and the interest of several political forces at once: the Chinese Kuomintang (armed groups opposing Mao Zedong), the nationalist movement of the Continue reading