Thai Crisis: Thailand on the brink of civil war? Problem shifts to elite control Constitutional Court (Up-Date)

Deep division between the Red Shirts and Yingluck‘s Pheu Thai Party was put aside for now, as Sondhi of the Yellow Shirts, called on preparation to ask the Thai King, to grant Thailand a government. That Sondhi call, where Sondhi is considered the key strategist of the elite establishment, comes as the Thai Constitutional Court,…

The Future: 2) The New York Times & Asian Correspondent latest look at topple Yingluck protests

As Thai Intel have said it before, the Amnesty Bill, is just a tool by the Abhisit Dems to topple Yingluck. The following is from the New York Times: With thousands of antigovernment protesters in the streets of Bangkok on Monday, Thailand’s opposition announced a campaign of civil disobedience, including a three-day general strike later…

The Future: 1) Yingluck’s bold goals to bring Democracy & Reconciliation to Thailand worth supporting

By Terence Chulavachana Many local and global press talks about how Yingluck, with little experience in politics, was able to swept the last general election, by a land-slide, saying she bought votes with populous policy. Other, with cutting-edge analytical skill, said however, Yingluck is a sharp and cunning political operative, with her three main campaign…

Amnesty & Reconciliation: The Shinawatra Family caught between The Red Shirts and Abhisit?

The attorney general Monday decided to have former prime minister Abhisit Vejjajiva and former deputy prime minister Suthep Thaugsuban charged in court for their role in the fatal crackdowns on red-shirt protesters in 2010. The two will be charged for causing others to commit murders with foreseeable results by having the Centre for the Resolution…

Reconciliation: Thaksin says “I will stop, if my opponents stop”

By Terence Chulavachana “Hate Thaksin” has for years, of course, become the “Rallying Call” by the Thai elite establishment, to galvanizing its strength, in going to war for their anti democracy Thailand agenda. There is little use, in exploring the truth as to why that use of the Thaksin issue, is un-just and unfortunate, but…

Declassify: The 7th Anniversary of the 2006 Coup? What the Wikipedia & Wikileaks did not say?

By Terence Chulavachana Many are talking about the 7th anniversary of the 2006 Coup. A local news station, Spring News, went to interview Dr Phromin, who was a key figure in the Thaksin government, and was active in the counter-Coup moves by Thaksin. According to Dr Phromin, after the Thai military under general Sondhi, began…