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Thai Coup: the Likely U.S. Response

Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2006

On Tuesday, the Thai military seized Bangkok, ousting controversial leader Thaksin Shinawatra and seizing control of the nation. The lack of details has delayed strong international reaction. John Bolton, the U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, released a cautious statement.

"We think it's important," he said, "that we have peace in the streets in Bangkok, and that their constitutional processes be upheld." ...

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