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Suthep, govt stuck at the crossroads

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Ratchaprasong has always been a sticky, slow-moving, messy junction, traffic-wise. Politically, it's an infamous connection, the scene of deadly clashes between people who uphold different political values, a symbolic seat of unresolved discontent that is haunting Thailand to this day. 

Sadly, we are back at this impossible intersection again as Suthep Thaugsuban has led his supporters to occupy it and several others sites in downtown Bangkok.

The anti-government protest leader vows not to leave these intersections until they get what they want _ the resignation of the caretaker government and the creation of a "people's council" and interim government, both of which the protesters say they will appoint.

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