Crackdown Not Addressing Underlying Issues

July 2010
Asia Monitor: South East Asia Monitor Volume 1;Jul2010, Vol. 21 Issue 7, p3
Country Report
The article provides an overview on the political conditions in Thailand from 2010 and beyond. It cites the implications of the imposition of military powers by Prime Minister (PM) Abhisit Vejjajiva to repress the Red Shirt protestors, who are supporters of former PM Thaksin Shinawatra, such as lesser economic growth and possibility of civil war. It also forecasts the occurrence of another large-scale violence similar to the Red Shirt protest.


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