The inevitable, vague connection: The Muslim insurgents in southern Thailand are in fact no other than — dunh dunh dunh! — AL QAEDA! Well, who can blame the Thai government official who uncovered this shocking news? If you told Uncle Sam that the leak in your kitchen faucet was caused by evildoers, they might write you a check for four hundred million dollars to fix it.
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