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Thailand Military Monopolizes Power, Crushes Liberty: Sadness, Not Happiness, Rules | Doug Bandow

Assistant Secretary of State Daniel Russel recently urged Thailand’s junta to return power to the Thai people and respect rather than suppress their liberties. The regime angrily denounced his “interference” which “negatively affected the reputation of the country.” General turned prime minister Prayuth Chan-ocha proclaimed his fealty to democracy: “I’m …