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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
Can Thailand's Junta Reverse its Economic Decline?
March 11, 2016
Can Thailand's Junta Reverse its Economic Decline?
Thailand’s military government has ambitious goals, whether it can achieve them is a big question.
Can Thailand's Junta Reverse its Economic Decline?
Why Thailand’s Next Election May Not Matter
March 01, 2016
Why Thailand’s Next Election May Not Matter
There are already signs that upcoming polls may be little more than a faux election.
Why Thailand’s Next Election May Not Matter
The Staying Power of Thailand’s Military
February 10, 2016
The Staying Power of Thailand’s Military
The ruling junta is likely to remain in power for the foreseeable future.
The Staying Power of Thailand’s Military
A ‘Prayut Effect’ in Southeast Asia?
January 12, 2016
A ‘Prayut Effect’ in Southeast Asia?
The junta chief’s way of politics offers a cautionary tale for the region’s new leaders.
A ‘Prayut Effect’ in Southeast Asia?
‘New’ Rice Scheme Reveals Thailand Junta’s Dearth of Ideas
October 24, 2015
‘New’ Rice Scheme Reveals Thailand Junta’s Dearth of Ideas
Thailand's ruling junta is reverting to familiar political tactics.
‘New’ Rice Scheme Reveals Thailand Junta’s Dearth of Ideas
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