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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?
What Does Thailand's Referendum Result Mean?
August 08, 2016
What Does Thailand's Referendum Result Mean?
There are competing interpretations about what the "yes" vote represents.
What Does Thailand's Referendum Result Mean?
Are Southeast Asia’s Strongmen Here to Stay?
August 06, 2016
Are Southeast Asia’s Strongmen Here to Stay?
Across the region, inequality, globalization, and nationalism have given a boost to more authoritarian leaders.
Are Southeast Asia’s Strongmen Here to Stay?
Thailand’s Prayut ‘Won’t Resign’ if Referendum Fails
June 28, 2016
Thailand’s Prayut ‘Won’t Resign’ if Referendum Fails
A comment likely to feed into international concerns about the junta’s lasting grip on power.
Thailand’s Prayut ‘Won’t Resign’ if Referendum Fails
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