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It’s Official: Thailand Has an Election Date
January 24, 2019
It’s Official: Thailand Has an Election Date
Now will the country actually go to the polls as scheduled on March 24 -- and will elections make a difference?
It’s Official: Thailand Has an Election Date
However Thailand Votes, the Military Is Set to Retain Influence
December 13, 2018
However Thailand Votes, the Military Is Set to Retain Influence
This time around, Thailand’s elections, slated for February 2019, look like they will actually materialize. But can they rescue its troubled democracy?
However Thailand Votes, the Military Is Set to Retain Influence
What’s Next for Thailand’s Attack Helicopters Acquisition?
June 21, 2018
What’s Next for Thailand’s Attack Helicopters Acquisition?
Though Bangkok continues to look for ways to realize its ambitions on this front, several uncertainties remain.
What’s Next for Thailand’s Attack Helicopters Acquisition?
Thai Junta Shows No Signs of Halting Assault on Human Rights
June 02, 2018
Thai Junta Shows No Signs of Halting Assault on Human Rights
The Thai government must face greater international pressure to deliver on its promise to lift political restrictions.
Thai Junta Shows No Signs of Halting Assault on Human Rights
Thailand's Junta Cracks Down on Thaksin's Pheu Thai Party
May 23, 2018
Thailand's Junta Cracks Down on Thaksin's Pheu Thai Party
The generals want to be sure the opposition is eliminated before agreeing to hold elections.
Thailand's Junta Cracks Down on Thaksin's Pheu Thai Party
Is Time Running Out for Thailand’s Elusive Election?
April 20, 2018
Is Time Running Out for Thailand’s Elusive Election?
Impatience is growing after multiple delays.
Is Time Running Out for Thailand’s Elusive Election?
Corruption in Thailand: Running in Place
April 05, 2018
Corruption in Thailand: Running in Place
The military junta, despite promises, has made little progress in weeding out corruption.
Corruption in Thailand: Running in Place
Why the Derailing of the Japan-Thailand Train Deal Makes Sense
February 28, 2018
Why the Derailing of the Japan-Thailand Train Deal Makes Sense
The recent failure of both sides to reach agreement is not all that surprising upon careful examination.
Why the Derailing of the Japan-Thailand Train Deal Makes Sense
Don’t Expect Democracy in Thailand Anytime Soon
February 08, 2018
Don’t Expect Democracy in Thailand Anytime Soon
Repeated election delays are the product of a fierce power struggle that is still ongoing.
Don’t Expect Democracy in Thailand Anytime Soon
The Neverending Story of Thailand’s Elusive Election
February 01, 2018
The Neverending Story of Thailand’s Elusive Election
Polls are once again set to be postponed, delaying the country’s return to civilian, democratic rule.
The Neverending Story of Thailand’s Elusive Election
History Uprooted in Thailand
April 26, 2017
History Uprooted in Thailand
In the kingdom’s turbulent present, the past has come unstuck.
History Uprooted in Thailand
Thailand's Deepening Fractures
September 08, 2016
Thailand's Deepening Fractures
Thailand faces two legitimacy crises at its peripheries — and the junta is only making them worse.
Thailand's Deepening Fractures
Thailand's New Constitution: A Threat to Religious Freedom?
September 02, 2016
Thailand's New Constitution: A Threat to Religious Freedom?
A problematic provision sheds light on a thorny issue.
Thailand's New Constitution: A Threat to Religious Freedom?
Thailand's Future After the Constitutional Referendum
August 27, 2016
Thailand's Future After the Constitutional Referendum
The Diplomat‘s Ankit Panda and Prashanth Parameswaran discuss Thailand's new constitution and upcoming Asian summits.
Thailand's Future After the Constitutional Referendum
After Constitution Referendum, What Next for Thailand?
August 11, 2016
After Constitution Referendum, What Next for Thailand?
Now that the junta's constitution has passed, will it make good on promised elections in 2017?
After Constitution Referendum, What Next for Thailand?
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