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Tita Sanglee

Tita Sanglee

Tita Sanglee is a Diplomat columnist and independent analyst currently based in Thailand.

Tita Sanglee is a Diplomat columnist and independent analyst currently based in Thailand. Her commentaries focus on security/political issues in Thailand and Southeast Asia, and the region’s relations with the great powers. She also works in a family-owned business in the hospitality industry.

Tita holds a MA in War Studies from King’s College London, and a BSc in Politics and International Relations from the University of Bristol. She had previously interned at the Royal Thai Government House and worked as a research assistant.

Posts by Tita Sanglee
November 22, 2023

It Is Time For the Thai Authorities to Step Up Their Strategic Communication

By Tita Sanglee
Prime Minister Srettha Thavisin's first few months in office have been marred by a series of avoidable missteps.

October 30, 2023

Thailand’s Overlooked ‘Misstep’ in the Israel-Gaza War

By Tita Sanglee
Prime Minister Srettha Thavisin's response to the hostage crisis has laid bare the lack of security and foreign policy expertise in his cabinet.
September 27, 2023

Cambodia’s Ream Naval Base Upgrade and Implications for Thailand

By Tita Sanglee
Should it eventuate, a Chinese naval presence on the Gulf of Thailand would place the country in a tricky position.

August 29, 2023

Thailand’s New Prime Minister: The Parliamentary Vote and the Aftermath

By Tita Sanglee
Srettha Thavisin's confirmation as the country's PM was not a surprise, but the August 22 vote in Parliament offered some signs of where Thai politics might be heading.

July 26, 2023

Thailand’s Democrat Party: Gone and Almost Forgotten?

By Tita Sanglee
Formerly a bastion of conservative Thai politics, the rudderless party has been excluded from talks aimed at forming the next government.

June 26, 2023

Cracks Are Appearing in Thailand’s Pro-Democracy Coalition

By Tita Sanglee
Beneath a facade of unity, the country's two main opposition parties continue to jostle for advantage.
May 22, 2023

Why Did Thailand’s Move Forward Party Win Big in Phuket?

By Tita Sanglee
The island, a traditional stronghold of conservative and military-aligned parties, has fallen to Pita Limjaroenrat's orange wave.

April 12, 2023

No Time to Die: Thailand’s Palang Pracharath Party

By Tita Sanglee
Despite withering popularity and internal divisions, the military-backed ruling party is still a force to be reckoned with.

March 22, 2023

Thailand’s Long and Bumpy Road to Nuclear Energy Adoption

By Tita Sanglee
Nuclear power has the potential to resolve the country's energy security concerns, but there are a number of obstacles to its adoption.

February 09, 2023

Thailand’s Military Modernization Again in the Spotlight Following Trade Deficit Report

By Tita Sanglee
Recent procurements have revived long-standing questions about poor communication and wasteful spending.

January 18, 2023

Thailand’s Space Age in the Making

By Tita Sanglee
The country is committing significant amounts of resources toward becoming the space hub of Southeast Asia. Is it worth it?
December 22, 2022

Thailand Rethinks the Teaching of History

By Tita Sanglee
Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha has spearheaded changes that will see history taught as a standalone core subject from 2024.

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