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Thailand's Quiet Crisis: 'The Southern Problem'
July 12, 2019

Thailand's Quiet Crisis: 'The Southern Problem'

By Austin Bodetti
While Prayut focuses on solidifying control over Bangkok, the insurgency in the south has gained strength.

Why Thailand’s New Military-Monarchy Alliance Is a Bad Sign for Democracy
June 21, 2019

Why Thailand’s New Military-Monarchy Alliance Is a Bad Sign for Democracy

By Pavin Chachavalpongpun
New alignments between established forces suggest a bleak outlook for those yearning for change.
Thailand’s Stolen Election
June 01, 2019

Thailand’s Stolen Election

By Zachary Abuza
An illegitimate election risks prolonging the country’s problems.

Final Election Results Leave Thailand Divided
May 10, 2019

Final Election Results Leave Thailand Divided

By Grant Peck
The final results of the March election give no party an absolute majority and suggest that political divisions will remain if not intensify.

Thailand’s Election Impasse
March 29, 2019

Thailand’s Election Impasse

By Nicholas Muller
The first election in Thailand since the 2014 coup has so far brought more confusion than clarity.

Who Will Be Thailand’s Next Prime Minister?
March 22, 2019

Who Will Be Thailand’s Next Prime Minister?

By Associated Press
A look at those jockeying for the top post in Thailand’s March 24 elections.

Prayut in Full Campaign Mode for Thailand’s 2019 Elections
March 14, 2019

Prayut in Full Campaign Mode for Thailand’s 2019 Elections

By Associated Press
The premier has intensified his effort to strengthen his brand in the run-up to much-anticipated polls.
How Thailand’s Ruling General Could Stay in the Prime Minister’s Seat
February 12, 2019

How Thailand’s Ruling General Could Stay in the Prime Minister’s Seat

By Sebastian Liu
Prime Minister Prayut eyes an extended tenure ahead of the general election due to take place on March 24.

Thailand’s Democracy Cannot Survive Another Election Delay
January 24, 2019

Thailand’s Democracy Cannot Survive Another Election Delay

By Pavin Chachavalpongpun
Failure by the government to keep to the recently announced date could lead to political instability.

Is Thailand’s Election Going to Be Delayed Yet Again?
January 09, 2019

Is Thailand’s Election Going to Be Delayed Yet Again?

By Associated Press
Protesters take to the street, demanding that the military junta to stick to an announced February 24 election date.

Thailand’s Inequality Challenge Looms Large Ahead of 2019 Elections
December 22, 2018

Thailand’s Inequality Challenge Looms Large Ahead of 2019 Elections

By Alphonsus Pettit
A recent report suggests that the problem is only worsening, posing another headache for the junta ahead of polls next year.
Is Thailand Ready for Its Youngest Prime Minister?
March 15, 2018

Is Thailand Ready for Its Youngest Prime Minister?

By Pavin Chachavalpongpun
Though a new voice is ready for Thai politics, it is unclear if Thai politics is ready for him.

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