Thai Army Intervenes in Political Standoff, Declares Martial Law

May 20, 2014 08:38 AM
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Thailand's army imposed martial law in the country Tuesday and insisted the action is not a coup but is instead aimed at resolving the political standoff through dialogue. But it remains unclear how the military, which has staged 18 coups or attempted coups in Thailand since 1932, will be able to break the impasse. Barry Newhouse reports from Bangkok.