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The King steps in

BANGKOK – The King of Thailand, constitutionally, is head of state and above politics. But this past Sunday, on the eve of his 78th birthday, revered King Bhumibol Adulyadej – with incomparable grace, subtlety and sense of humor – de facto intervened to potentially defuse what Thais consider the gravest threat to their society at […]

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