September 21st, 2006

Fredcritter

Military Coup in Thailand

I notice there's been a military coup in Thailand. In an article on the BBC web site—Q&A: Thailand's coup impact—it says the assessment of the generals who initiated the coup "may have been that since Mr Thaksin's wealth and politically dominant Thai Rak Thai party made him electorally unbeatable, a coup was the only way to get rid of him."

Interesting thought, that....

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