Class war or class welfare? The red shirt siege in Bangkok
Antonio L Rappa
Date of Issue2010
S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies
Abhisit Vejjajiva prevented the worse excesses from engulfing the rest of the country. The prime minister has the coalition parties, the army, civil society groups, the Privy Council, and the Royals behind him. It came to no surprise that the beleaguered Red Shirt insurgency crashed and burned at Lumphini-Rajprasong. But wasn’t Lumphini-Rajprasong a case of classic textbook “Class War” in the 21st century?
DRNTU::Social sciences::Military and naval science::Strategy
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