Foiled Coup Plot No Real Threat To Regime

July 2007
Asia Monitor: South East Asia Monitor Volume 1;Jul2007, Vol. 18 Issue 7, p7
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The article reports on the arrested people in California on charges dealing with violent overthrow of the Lao government on June 4, 2007. The U.S. prosecutors arrested ten people who face charges of conspiracy and violations of the Neutrality Act. The arrest indicate that U.S. authorities see no interest in supporting an insurrection against the Laotian regime. The said arrest has allegedly been seeking to acquire a substantial arsenal of firearms and explosive dealer.


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