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Army Declares Martial Law In Thailand; Government Wasn’t Informed

It’s tense in Thailand, where violence has spilled into the streets, causing deaths, injuries and political instability that led to the Thai army declaring martial law Tuesday. The declaration was a surprise move that an aide to the embattled Prime Minister said the government didn’t know about. “They took this action unilaterally,” said the aide, who did not wish to be named. The person described the action as “half a coup d’etat.” Lt. Gen. Nipat Thonglek told CNN the move was not a coup. “The army...