September 13, 2021
With Eye to Next Election, Thai Government Tweaks Voting Rules
By Sebastian Strangio
The election tweaks, which will benefit larger parties, are designed to solidify the control of Prime Minister Prayut's government.
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.
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.
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.
January 24, 2019
It’s Official: Thailand Has an Election Date
By Tassanee Vejpongsa and Kaweewit Kaewjinda
Now will the country actually go to the polls as scheduled on March 24 -- and will elections make a difference?
January 10, 2019
Challenges and Opportunities in Negotiating Constitutional Reforms in Post-Election Thailand
By Chonlawit Sirikupt
Working around the “menu of manipulation” -- the tactics by which authoritarian regimes achieve a semblance of democratic legitimacy.
May 23, 2018
Thailand's Junta Cracks Down on Thaksin's Pheu Thai Party
By Neil Thompson
The generals want to be sure the opposition is eliminated before agreeing to hold elections.
March 02, 2018
What Do Thailand’s New Economic Numbers Say About Its Political Future?
By Luke Hunt
The good news masks a still uncertain road ahead for the ruling junta.
June 22, 2017
Thailand's Winding Road to Democracy
By Alexi Demetriadi
Thailand's latest constitution set a roadmap for elections, but analysts fear true democracy may never return.
May 03, 2016
Thailand: The Limits of Absolute Power
By James Buchanan
General Prayut's power may be unlimited on paper, but in reality he is curtailed on several fronts.
May 23, 2014
The Geopolitics of the Russia-China Gas Deal
By Ankit Panda and Zachary Keck
Our U.S. editors discuss the coup in Thailand and the Russia-China natural gas deal.
September 19, 2013
Thailand Opposition Behaving Badly
MPs from Thailand’s opposition party recently acted up in parliament, losing political ground in the process.