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Monthly Archives: November 2008
Dear Friends — I’d like to offer a different perspective than the generally anti-PAD letters of Sunday. For what it’s worth, my connections to Siam are more religious and cultural than economic. The key question in the current impasse is … Continue reading
Here’s a decent summary of today’s situation. Note that the turnout of the Red Shirts was very much smaller than the hundred-thousand pro-government people claimed would attend. Also note that red shirt rallies are often bulstered by people who are … Continue reading
Situation may be intensifying. Rhetoric on both sides is getting stronger, while the PM & his Council of Ministers appear to have almost disappeared. Comments from ex-PM & fugitive from justice Thaksin may be more active. Thaksin’s comments are blatantly … Continue reading
Uncertainty continues here … waiting, posturing, gamesmanship … nobody knows how things will play out. So many of the opinions are self-serving. The PM removed Head of Police for not carrying out “request” to clear airports and replaced him with an … Continue reading