Thailand: Land of Snarls
Current crisis seems intractable until royal transition occurs
The leaders of the 100,000-odd protesters who blocked some of Bangkok’s key intersections Sunday are said by knowledgeable political analysts to be deeply involved in not just a battle for political primacy but for control of the looming succession of the country’s monarchy.
Bhumibol Adulyajej, the 86-year-old king, has been seriously ill for more than t…
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