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Small Arms Survey. 2001 ‘Weapon Transfers.’ Small Arms Survey 2001: Profiling the Problem; Table 4.5, pp. 154-5. Oxford: Oxford University Press. 1 July
Thailand imported 30,918 military rifles (8th), 4,763 machine guns (2nd), and 164,718 pistols and revolvers (2nd) from the US between 1990-99…
Thailand is another major small arms recipient, especially from the US, Canada, and Germany, with the dubious 'tradition' of having had a number of its nationals implicated in less-than-licit arms transfers.
Thailand is a major source of illicit small arms transfers to non-state actors in the South Asia region.