At least six small bombs exploded in Bangkok on Sunday, killing two and injuring at least 30. Many believe opponents of Thailand’s military regime are to blame in what appears to be the world’s second major case of domestic terrorism in two days, following an explosion at an airport in Madrid on Saturday.
According to the insightful blog Healing Iraq, rumors of an American plot to overthrow the Iraqi government spread throughout the country after the recent tension between the U.S. and Iraq’s prime minister.
Gen. Sonthi Boonyaratglin, who led a military coup in Thailand on Tuesday against controversial Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra, has promised to relinquish power in two weeks. After declaring martial law and abolishing every branch of the democratically elected government, the military announced it would appoint an interim prime minister and legislature that would draft a new constitution, with an election to be held in one year.