Disorder and chaos presents opportunity for the bold and the adventurous. American spy, Jim Thompson is a great example of such an adventurer. Last April I made two long videos about Jim Thompson. Here I've condensed the story into one, twenty minute video.
Read a companion essay to this story on Quora: https://qr.ae/pNzFgt
Sources: "The Ideal Man; The Tragedy of Jim Thompson and the American Way of War". https://www.amazon.com/Ideal-Man-Tragedy-Thompson-American/dp/1681620278
The Jim Thompson House Museum: http://www.jimthompsonhouse.com