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Time for ASEAN to Take Human Rights Seriously
February 25, 2017
Time for ASEAN to Take Human Rights Seriously
To serve as a model regional organization, ASEAN can no longer ignore human rights violations.
Time for ASEAN to Take Human Rights Seriously
Sacred Ink: Thailand’s Magic Tattoos
November 07, 2016
Sacred Ink: Thailand’s Magic Tattoos
Thailand’s ancient tradition of mystical tattooing, known as sak yant, is thriving in the kingdom today.
Sacred Ink: Thailand’s Magic Tattoos
Thailand After King Bhumibol Adulyadej: Succession, Civil-Military Relations, and Geopolitics
October 20, 2016
Thailand After King Bhumibol Adulyadej: Succession, Civil-Military Relations, and Geopolitics
The Diplomat's Ankit Panda and Prashanth Parameswaran discuss royal succession in Thailand.
Thailand After King Bhumibol Adulyadej: Succession, Civil-Military Relations, and Geopolitics
Next US President's Asia-Pacific Inbox: 8 Issues to Watch in Obama's Final 100 Days
October 19, 2016
Next US President's Asia-Pacific Inbox: 8 Issues to Watch in Obama's Final 100 Days
As Obama enters his last hundred days in office, Asia remains in flux.
Next US President's Asia-Pacific Inbox: 8 Issues to Watch in Obama's Final 100 Days
The Future of Thai Civil-Military Relations: In Desperate Need of Legitimacy
October 18, 2016
The Future of Thai Civil-Military Relations: In Desperate Need of Legitimacy
What role will the Royal Thai Armed Forces play in Thai politics in the future? Here are four scenarios.
The Future of Thai Civil-Military Relations: In Desperate Need of Legitimacy
Bhumibol Adulyadej and Buddhist Kingship in Thailand
October 15, 2016
Bhumibol Adulyadej and Buddhist Kingship in Thailand
Rama IX served as a revered symbol and also shielded his country from the worst consequences of its political instability.
Bhumibol Adulyadej and Buddhist Kingship in Thailand
After Thai King Bhumibol's Death, Succession May Be Delayed
October 14, 2016
After Thai King Bhumibol's Death, Succession May Be Delayed
Will Crown Prince Maha Vajiralongkorn step up as Thailand's next monarch?
After Thai King Bhumibol's Death, Succession May Be Delayed
Thailand Mourns King Bhumibol Adulyadej
October 14, 2016
Thailand Mourns King Bhumibol Adulyadej
Millions of Thai citizens mourn the passing of King Bhumibol Adulyadej, who died on October 13, 2016.
Thailand Mourns King Bhumibol Adulyadej
Thai Patience With Junta Rule May End When the King Dies
October 13, 2016
Thai Patience With Junta Rule May End When the King Dies
Will Thai citizens tolerate the Junta's rule without their beloved king?
Thai Patience With Junta Rule May End When the King Dies
Commemorating the Thammasat University Massacre in Thailand
October 12, 2016
Commemorating the Thammasat University Massacre in Thailand
Forty years after a student massacre, some in Thailand are trying to keep memories alive through art.
Commemorating the Thammasat University Massacre in Thailand
Thai King Bhumibol's Health Unstable, Raising Succession Questions
October 10, 2016
Thai King Bhumibol's Health Unstable, Raising Succession Questions
The Thai king's health is unstable, according to a statement released by the royal palace.
Thai King Bhumibol's Health Unstable, Raising Succession Questions
Thailand's Future After the Constitutional Referendum
August 27, 2016
Thailand's Future After the Constitutional Referendum
The Diplomat‘s Ankit Panda and Prashanth Parameswaran discuss Thailand's new constitution and upcoming Asian summits.
Thailand's Future After the Constitutional Referendum
Singapore-Kunming Rail Link: A 'Belt and Road' Case Study
June 17, 2016
Singapore-Kunming Rail Link: A 'Belt and Road' Case Study
The Yunnan to Singapore rail link should be a showcase for the Chinese strategy, but it too faces hurdles.
Singapore-Kunming Rail Link: A 'Belt and Road' Case Study
Confirmed: Thailand’s Military Wants a New Main Battle Tank
February 12, 2016
Confirmed: Thailand’s Military Wants a New Main Battle Tank
The Royal Thai Army is setting up a procurement committee to evaluate Chinese and Russian armor.
Confirmed: Thailand’s Military Wants a New Main Battle Tank
Afghanistan's NDS and Pakistan's ISI Give Cooperation Another Try
February 06, 2016
Afghanistan's NDS and Pakistan's ISI Give Cooperation Another Try
Plus, India-U.S. carrier cooperation, Thailand's new OPV, and more. Weekend links.
Afghanistan's NDS and Pakistan's ISI Give Cooperation Another Try
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