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Turbulent Thailand

Thailand belittled again as U.S. ostracizes it from democracy summit

Quashing monarchy reform debate erodes free speech rights and democratic norms

Thai Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha might be exactly where he wants to be as the U.S. prepares to hold its big democracy summit. (Nikkei montage/AP/Reuters/Kosaku Mimura)

BANGKOK -- Thai Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha's administration is sensing disquiet in Washington as U.S. President Joe Biden shows a belittling diplomatic attitude toward the kingdom, most recently by ostracizing Thailand from the Summit for Democracy.

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