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Special Report - Option B: The blueprint for Thailand's coup

Anti-government protesters help a fellow protester injured in a grenade attack during a rally in Bangkok in this January 17, 2014 file photo.  REUTERS/Stringer/Files

Anti-government protesters help a fellow protester injured in a grenade attack during a rally in Bangkok in this January 17, 2014 file photo. REUTERS/Stringer/Files

Anti-government protesters help a fellow protester injured in a grenade attack during a rally in Bangkok in this January 17, 2014 file photo. REUTERS/Stringer/Files
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An anti-government protester holds hands with an anti-riot police officer across the closed gates outside the headquarters of the ruling Puea Thai Party of Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra in Bangkok in this November 29, 2013 file photo. THAILAND-POLITICS/ REUTERS/Damir Sagolj/Files

An anti-government protester holds hands with an anti-riot police officer across the closed gates outside the headquarters of the ruling Puea Thai Party of Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra in Bangkok in this November 29, 2013 file photo....more

An anti-government protester holds hands with an anti-riot police officer across the closed gates outside the headquarters of the ruling Puea Thai Party of Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra in Bangkok in this November 29, 2013 file photo. THAILAND-POLITICS/ REUTERS/Damir Sagolj/Files
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A passer-by poses in front of soldiers in central Bangkok in this May 24, 2014 file photo. To match Special Report THAILAND-POLITICS/ REUTERS/Erik De Castro/Files

A passer-by poses in front of soldiers in central Bangkok in this May 24, 2014 file photo. To match Special Report THAILAND-POLITICS/ REUTERS/Erik De Castro/Files

A passer-by poses in front of soldiers in central Bangkok in this May 24, 2014 file photo. To match Special Report THAILAND-POLITICS/ REUTERS/Erik De Castro/Files
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Protest leader Suthep Thaugsuban smiles as he prepares to address anti-government protesters as they take part in birthday celebrations for Thailand's King Bhumibol Adulyadej, at the occupied government complex in Bangkok in this December 5, 2013 file photo.  REUTERS/Dylan Martinez/Files

Protest leader Suthep Thaugsuban smiles as he prepares to address anti-government protesters as they take part in birthday celebrations for Thailand's King Bhumibol Adulyadej, at the occupied government complex in Bangkok in this December 5, 2013...more

Protest leader Suthep Thaugsuban smiles as he prepares to address anti-government protesters as they take part in birthday celebrations for Thailand's King Bhumibol Adulyadej, at the occupied government complex in Bangkok in this December 5, 2013 file photo. REUTERS/Dylan Martinez/Files
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A Buddhist monk wearing a gas mask points towards police positions as they clash with anti-government protesters near the Government House in Bangkok in this December 2, 2013 file photo. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj/Files

A Buddhist monk wearing a gas mask points towards police positions as they clash with anti-government protesters near the Government House in Bangkok in this December 2, 2013 file photo. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj/Files

A Buddhist monk wearing a gas mask points towards police positions as they clash with anti-government protesters near the Government House in Bangkok in this December 2, 2013 file photo. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj/Files
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