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11 September 2006

Associated Press / Sakchai Lalit

CHULABHORN NAVAL BASE, Thailand — "When you pull the trigger, you've got to keep steady," the instructor sternly told the elementary school teachers. "If your hand is shaking, you can't shoot." Teachers have one of the deadliest jobs in southern Thailand, with 44 killed by the bombs and bullets of an Islamic insurgency since 2004. So the teachers are learning how to shoot back. The Chulabhorn naval base, on the Gulf of Thailand in Narathiwat province, recently... (

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