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PM poised to double as defence minister

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Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra is strongly tipped to take control of the military, with several sources confirming she will take over the Defence Ministry portfolio in the cabinet reshuffle now under way. 

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Sources said Defence Minister ACM Sukumpol Suwanatat is on the way out to clear the seat for the prime minister to take over his position.

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