Thai Violence on the Boil

With tension and violence ratcheting up steadily in Bangkok, the leaders of the opposition insurrection against the government are again using the courts to try and oust caretaker Premier Yingluck Shinawatra and her Pheu Thai government. Many in Bangkok consider it a foregone conclusion that Yingluck will be indicted on corruption charges, probably on Thursday, and will eventually be removed from office by impeachment. But it is also likely that a whirlwind is in the offing if that happens.

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