Thailand's Upheaval to Continue

Thailand's allies of former Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra raised the ante considerably on April 7 by storming the ornate gates of the parliament building, and the government raised it right back by declaring a state of emergency in Bangkok and nearby provinces. The attack on Parliament and the subsequent state of emergency forced Prime Minister Abhisit Vejajiva to cancel his April 12-13 visit to Washington, DC for a nuclear disarmament conference.

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