One blogger’s personal bridge to nowhere

Soviet Socialist Republic of Thailand

No Thailand?

No Red Thailand?

Yglesias, writing about unrest in Moldova, seems to veer a little far afield here:

Still, the larger issue is that political instability in former Soviet Republics embeds a lot of potentially problematic international conflicts. And the recession is fostering a lot of political instability. Not only in Moldova but also (via Ezra Klein) in Ukraine where, again, domestic political conflicts are tied in with geopolitical struggles between Russia and the West. And there’s also, it seems, trouble in Thailand. [emphasis mine]

Um…and there’s also instability in…Haiti.


April 9, 2009 - Posted by | Asia, History | , , ,

1 Comment »

  1. […] an ambassador to entire collections of countries that dissolved almost a decade earlier (presumably Thailand was included in Mr. Sestanovich’s portfolio). Makes me wonder who the current ambassadors to […]

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