Another Howard Monath Report from the Front Lines of the Crisis in Bangkok

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“I’m going to spend wednesday talking to Reds…

… give them a day to digest things. I think they were out maneuvered here in the end game but they sort of sand bagged themselves…they don’t have any real choice left, but to take this deal.* It makes the PM look heroic, and themselves weak. ‘Invading’ the hospital took away much of the leverage and sympathy they might have cultivated”

*Regarding the deal:

Channel NewsAsia – Thailand to consider amnesty for protest leaders source –
Thai authorities are ready to discuss an amnesty for anti-government protest leaders as part of a proposed reconciliation roadmap to November elections, a government source said Tuesday.
3 hours ago ·

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