A miscalculation by former premier Thaksin Shinawatra may cause Thailand to plunge further into political turbulence following the early election.
Last week the Shinawatra clan held a meeting in Dubai and Thaksin was reportedly in favour of endorsing his younger sister Yingluck Shinawatra as Pheu Thai’s prime ministerial candidate.
Sources close to the family said Thaksin had already made up his mind on the issue. However, his public statements indicated otherwise.
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