Be Afraid

Revolt in Thailand

Looks like Americans aren’t the only ones facing air-travel troubles this week. In Thailand, anti-government protestors have stormed the main international airport, which had to cancel all flights. Thousands of travelers are now stranded there, and it looks like it may be awhile before they depart. “Our goal is to shut down Suvarnabhumi [Airport] until [Prime Minister] Somchai quits,” said a spokesperson for the People’s Alliance for Democracy. Gunfire was also reported in Bangkok’s streets and the unrest could provoke another coup, only two years after the last.