Forced out of Thailand by his Thai benefactors and the Americans, Khun Sa retreated back to Burma. Once again, he wasted no time in rebuilding his empire and making deals with the Burmese military dictatorship. But in the early 1990s, the various Southeast Asian countries decided that they had had enough of Khun Sa, forcing him to make one final deal. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Suddenly under arrest, Khun Sa was forced to rebuild his empire from behind prison walls in Manderlay. He solidified his position as one of the leading drug lords in the Golden Triangle with a daring escape, rebranding himself in the process as a Shan nationalist fighting for separation from Burma. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
By the early 1950s, the teenaged Khun Sa was already a militia leader in war-torn northeast Burma (present-day Myanmar). Over the next decade, his power as a warlord only increased. When the Burmese government came to him with an offer of allyship, he set himself up to become the “Opium King” of the Golden Triangle. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Hello again, dear listeners! Today we're joined by friend of the show, comedian, and notorious alcoholic, Matt Cole, to talk about a real go-getter of a businessman, Khun Sa. This dude sold enough heroin to choke a million Belushi's, fought in a bunch of battles with pretty much every type of southeast Asian, and made enough money to give Jeff Bezos a hardon. Kick back at your desk, put the episode on, and find out who's responsible for that weird neighbor with all the bent and burnt spoons!
Denna man var aktiv i den gyllene triangeln som ligger i sydöstra asien och klassas som en av världens farligaste platser. Han styrde över en arme på 20.000 soldater som hade moderna vapen. Han ses som Pablo Escobars motsvarighet i asien. Han var kung över opiumet som man sedan gör om till heroin vilket gjorde att han var jagad av, Thailands regering, Burmas regering. och DEA Hans namn är Chang Chi Fu men han kallade sig senare för det ökända namnet Khun Sa. Läs mer på vår hemsida Maffiapodden.se Var med och stötta oss på https://pod.fan/maffiapoddenSå vi kan fortsätta skapa denna maffiga podcast!