Virginia’s governor gets into a regional spat over Metro and the Silver Line. The D.C. Council advances one of the nation’s most generous paid leave policies. And a longtime Maryland state senator decides he won't retire amid a fight for his seat.
Violent protests have rocked the Thai capital of Bangkok for weeks, leaving 37 dead so far. Anti-government protesters representing the rural majority dispute the legitimacy of the current government, which came to power after a 2006 coup. We’ll learn more about the key players — and what’s at stake as the military takes a harder line and the conflict spreads to other cities.
- John Brandon Director, International Relations Programs for the Asia Foundation
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