Is Thailand on the Brink of a Civil War?

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Link TV on Mar 3, 2014

Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra is in an undisclosed location away from the capital, Bangkok. Anti-Yingluck protesters are trying to shut down the government by blockading official buildings, including the prime minister’s office. LinkAsia speaks with Simon Long, of The Economist, about the unraveling in Thailand.

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4 thoughts on “Is Thailand on the Brink of a Civil War?

  1. Their are so many upheavals with so many countries, what and whose policies are behind all this? in the main most of the people of these countries seem to be suffering, is this a ploy for the destruction of these countries by external forces? or is this a struggle and concern to shake off the shackles of the past?

    • Don,
      It would seem that “struggle and concern to shake off the shackles” is the more accurate answer. You may be aware that the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists ( has made available a tax haven database at My guess is that men and women searching the database for “Thailand” will come to understand the source of the people’s struggle in Thailand.

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