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Thai Military Says Coup Necessary To Restore Order

Two days ago, Thailand's military declared martial law. The army chief went on television on Thursday to say that he'd changed his mind, and the army is taking control of the government.

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Michael Sullivan is NPR's Senior Asia Correspondent. He moved to Hanoi to open NPR's Southeast Asia Bureau in 2003. Before that, he spent six years as NPR's South Asia correspondent based in but seldom seen in New Delhi.
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