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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
India, Thailand Boost Ties With Prayut's Visit
June 20, 2016
India, Thailand Boost Ties With Prayut's Visit
The two sides reaffirm a vision of cooperation on maritime security and economic connectivity.
India, Thailand Boost Ties With Prayut's Visit
Thailand’s Post-Coup Foreign Policy: Omnidirectional or Directionless?
June 10, 2016
Thailand’s Post-Coup Foreign Policy: Omnidirectional or Directionless?
What the junta calls strategic diversification may actually be a rather rudderless foreign policy vision.
Thailand’s Post-Coup Foreign Policy: Omnidirectional or Directionless?
Thailand: The Limits of Absolute Power
May 03, 2016
Thailand: The Limits of Absolute Power
General Prayut's power may be unlimited on paper, but in reality he is curtailed on several fronts.
Thailand: The Limits of Absolute Power
Thailand: The Price of ‘Happiness’
April 28, 2016
Thailand: The Price of ‘Happiness’
On the two-year anniversary of the 2014 coup, Thais wonder if it's brought the security and prosperity promised.
Thailand: The Price of ‘Happiness’
 Thailand’s Junta Digs In
April 09, 2016
Thailand’s Junta Digs In
Despite the junta's promises, Thailand looks unlikely to return to a real democracy any time soon.
Thailand’s Junta Digs In
China-Thailand Railway Project Gets Untracked
April 01, 2016
China-Thailand Railway Project Gets Untracked
A high-speed rail project between the two countries has been canceled.
China-Thailand Railway Project Gets Untracked
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