Thursday, September 21, 2006

Overheated Oz Travel Warning

The Austrialian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade has issued a hysterical advisory urging Australians to reconsider any travel plans to Thailand. The Aussie government now ranks travel to Thailand only one step above a flat "Do not travel" warning. Many State Department and Foreign Ministry consular statements and travel warnings are overblown and serve more as bureaucratic CYA that informed travel advice, and this one is no different.

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Blogger Paul Karl Lukacs said...

The military announced today that the operation and formation of all political parties was banned. Otherwise, today was a normal day. Banks and other businesses were open. From the street level, there is not the slightest indication that a coup has occurred.

(I am adding this as a Comment because, for whatever reason, the Creat Post feature will not work today.)

11:53 PM  

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