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Thailand King Succession Plan: What Happens If Bhumibol Adulyadej Dies

Steeped in political turmoil for the last two years, the poor and reportedly unstable health of Thailand’s King Bhumibol Adulyadej is raising serious questions over the Southeast Asian country’s succession plans and the stability of the military-run government. A beloved figure and currently the world’s longest serving monarch, King Bhumibol, 88, was being treated for kidney failure Sunday night, according to a statement from Thaliand’s palace and BBC News.
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