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Unformatted text preview: and escalated this situation, but a legitimate government could handle it in a more humane manner. Furthermore, the red shirt protesters were basically harmless compared to the Thai army with ammunitions. The red shirt protesters were only armed with rocks and sharpened stick posing no major threat like guns and ammunitions. It is interesting to see where this event will take Thai politics. I believe that the red-shirts will not get their way even though they are making the powerful listen. It was a tragic event, but much will be learned and hopefully the Thai government takes the necessary steps in the right direction. Questions: 1. Will the protesters change public policies in Thailand? 2. Will protests continue? If so, will the army handle it differently next time?...
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This document was uploaded on 10/26/2011 for the course UW 34 at GWU.
- Fall '10