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Kristie Kenney finally comes to her senses

Re: "US talking to all sides in conflict: Kenney", Interview, March 26.

I was so glad to hear that US Ambassador Kristie Kenney now thinks Thailand's crisis should be handled by Thais and Thais only and has promised the US will remain neutral.

The change of stance was most likely influenced by her boss, US Secretary of State John Kerry, who does not believe in mincing words. On February 27, he stated that an elected government does not necessarily usher in true democracy, as it can be riddled with corruption, cronyism and lacking much-needed reforms.

Madame Ambassador, I welcome you to the club.

Songdej Praditsmanont


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