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In my Aug 29 article, "Civil War? A Scenario", we discussed the straw that might break the buffalo's back. The fear looms that over the next few years, Thaksin Shinawatra could possibly monopolise power in the Kingdom and create a one-party democratic dictatorship without checks and balances. 

This democratic dictatorship was examined in my Aug 22 column, "Welcome to Thakland". The fear of it could provoke a civil war.

Revisiting the issue, for the civil war scenario to play out, the anti-Thaksin faction must create enough chaos and anarchy in the streets to necessitate military and/or court intervention. This could then lead to a regime change.

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