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The Financial Times : Thani Thongpakdi, the foreign ministry spokesman, said: “Regarding WikiLeaks in general, we are not in a position to verify or vouch for their authenticity and as most reports that have come out seem hearsay or gossip , and some may be taken out of context , we should not give credence to them. ” Ok, it doesn’t beat earlier Suthep’s response : Deputy Prime Minister Suthep Thaugsuban said the leaked classified information will not have much effect on Thailand. “ We don’t have any secrets ,” Mr Suthep said. “ What happens in Thailand, we tell the media and the people.
Back in May 2010 I canvassed some of the “ assumptions about the next in line ” to Thailand’s throne. I questioned whether the prevailing consensus that Crown Prince Vajiralongkorn will be the next monarch is the full story when his support among factions of the elite is taken into consideration. More specifically I wrote that:
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