Newsweek magazine reports that unlike the rest of Southeast Asia, fundamentalist violence in Thailand is becoming worse. Experts say that Thailand now faces the worst unrest since it annexed the Muslim region bordering Malaysia in 1902, and that the violence could spread north. The military junta has begun hinting that it might make an aggressive push to regain control over the south, which could raise the level of bloodshed. Ultrasecretive and horizontally integrated into autonomous cells, the insurgents are now thought to number 3,000, according to the article.