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Picturing Thailand in a twilight zone without American and European products

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In light of last Friday’s American Independence Day celebrations, I am closing my eyes right now and imagining a Thailand devoid of all things American. 

This is not as vacuous an act as you may think, dear reader.

For the past month the Thai media has been full of news stories and opinion pieces from Thais demanding an American boycott.

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