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The Trouble with Thailand 
September 23, 2019

The Trouble with Thailand 

By Chonthicha Jangrew
Despite this year’s “elections,” Thailand is no democracy.

Pavin Chachavalpongpun on Thailand's Politics
February 01, 2019

Pavin Chachavalpongpun on Thailand's Politics

By Prashanth Parameswaran
The wild world of Thai politics in 2019 and beyond.
Challenges and Opportunities in Negotiating Constitutional Reforms in Post-Election Thailand
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.

However Thailand Votes, the Military Is Set to Retain Influence
December 13, 2018

However Thailand Votes, the Military Is Set to Retain Influence

By Pavin Chachavalpongpun
This time around, Thailand’s elections, slated for February 2019, look like they will actually materialize. But can they rescue its troubled democracy?

Thailand 4.0: Back to the Future
October 13, 2017

Thailand 4.0: Back to the Future

By Samuel Macrae
The ancient kingdom still struggles with modernity and democracy.

History Uprooted in Thailand
April 26, 2017

History Uprooted in Thailand

By James Buchanan
In the kingdom’s turbulent present, the past has come unstuck.

Thailand’s Draconian Cyber Law Sparks Rights Fears
December 23, 2016

Thailand’s Draconian Cyber Law Sparks Rights Fears

By Mong Palatino
Revised law could be yet another blow to freedoms.
A New Era of Intolerance in Thailand?
November 01, 2016

A New Era of Intolerance in Thailand?

By Shawn W. Crispin
Rising nationalism after the king's death could signal worrying days ahead for the country.

What ASEAN Can Learn from Thailand’s Student Massacre
October 18, 2016

What ASEAN Can Learn from Thailand’s Student Massacre

By Mong Palatino
Lessons for the region from the 1976 Thammasat University massacre.

Torture Under Thailand's Military Junta
October 06, 2016

Torture Under Thailand's Military Junta

By Mong Palatino
A new report exposes the extent of the practice under the current government.

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