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Is Thailand Ready for Its Youngest Prime Minister?
March 15, 2018
Is Thailand Ready for Its Youngest Prime Minister?
Though a new voice is ready for Thai politics, it is unclear if Thai politics is ready for him.
Is Thailand Ready for Its Youngest Prime Minister?
What Does Thailand’s New Era of Uncertainty Mean for Japan?
December 16, 2017
What Does Thailand’s New Era of Uncertainty Mean for Japan?
The country’s changing political landscape raises several important questions for relations.
What Does Thailand’s New Era of Uncertainty Mean for Japan?
Old Tricks at Play in Cambodia’s New Repression
November 23, 2017
Old Tricks at Play in Cambodia’s New Repression
Ahead of upcoming polls, the crackdown in the country shows few signs of ending any time soon.
Old Tricks at Play in Cambodia’s New Repression
Thailand Faces New Era of Uncertainty After Royal Cremation
October 31, 2017
Thailand Faces New Era of Uncertainty After Royal Cremation
Millions bid a final farewell as a new era beckons.
Thailand Faces New Era of Uncertainty After Royal Cremation
A Tale of Two Kingdoms: Thailand and Cambodia
October 27, 2017
A Tale of Two Kingdoms: Thailand and Cambodia
The Thai and Cambodian monarchies follow starkly different paths. Neither has led to democratic development.
A Tale of Two Kingdoms: Thailand and Cambodia
Thailand 4.0: Back to the Future
October 13, 2017
Thailand 4.0: Back to the Future
The ancient kingdom still struggles with modernity and democracy.
Thailand 4.0: Back to the Future
Why Is Thailand Delaying Elections Until 2018?
February 10, 2017
Why Is Thailand Delaying Elections Until 2018?
A look at why another postponement of polls has occurred.
Why Is Thailand Delaying Elections Until 2018?
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
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
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
Can the King’s Speech Pacify Thailand?
December 05, 2013
Can the King’s Speech Pacify Thailand?
While offering a temporary respite from the protests, the aging King cannot solve the broader issues dividing Thailand.
Can the King’s Speech Pacify Thailand?
Assessing the Relevance of Southeast Asia’s Monarchies
April 23, 2013
Assessing the Relevance of Southeast Asia’s Monarchies
Southeast Asia’s monarchies stand at a crossroads of socio-political change.
Assessing the Relevance of Southeast Asia’s Monarchies
Thai Activist Jailed for 11 Years on Lese Majeste Charges
January 25, 2013
Thai Activist Jailed for 11 Years on Lese Majeste Charges
Thai magazine editor Somyot Prueksakasemsuk has been charged with insulting the king.
Thai Activist Jailed for 11 Years on Lese Majeste Charges
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