Prayuth Chan-ocha

In this Jan. 18, 2014 file photo, Commander-in-Chief of the Royal Thai Army Gen. Prayuth Chan-ocha inspects the troops to celebrate the Thai Armed Foces Day at a military barrack on the outskirts of Bangkok, Thailand. In orchestrating the coup Thursday, May 22, Prayuth was exercising what is almost a traditional prerogative of Thai army commanders: The country has endured 12 successful coups since becoming a constitutional monarchy in 1932. (AP Photo/Apichart Weerawong, File)

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