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What Does Thailand’s Royal Shockwave Mean for its Future Politics?
February 09, 2019

What Does Thailand’s Royal Shockwave Mean for its Future Politics?

By Prashanth Parameswaran
A closer look at what an unprecedented development might mean for upcoming elections and the country’s political future.
It’s Official: Thailand Has an Election Date
January 24, 2019

It’s Official: Thailand Has an Election Date

By Tassanee Vejpongsa and Kaweewit Kaewjinda
Now will the country actually go to the polls as scheduled on March 24 -- and will elections make a difference?

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?

What’s Next for Thailand’s Attack Helicopters Acquisition?
June 21, 2018

What’s Next for Thailand’s Attack Helicopters Acquisition?

By Prashanth Parameswaran
Though Bangkok continues to look for ways to realize its ambitions on this front, several uncertainties remain.

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

By Katherine Gerson
The Thai government must face greater international pressure to deliver on its promise to lift political restrictions.
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

By Neil Thompson
The generals want to be sure the opposition is eliminated before agreeing to hold elections.

Is Time Running Out for Thailand’s Elusive Election?
April 20, 2018

Is Time Running Out for Thailand’s Elusive Election?

By Erin Cook
Impatience is growing after multiple delays.
Corruption in Thailand: Running in Place
April 05, 2018

Corruption in Thailand: Running in Place

By Neil Thompson
The military junta, despite promises, has made little progress in weeding out corruption.

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

By Pavin Chachavalpongpun
The recent failure of both sides to reach agreement is not all that surprising upon careful examination.

Don’t Expect Democracy in Thailand Anytime Soon
February 08, 2018

Don’t Expect Democracy in Thailand Anytime Soon

By Pavin Chachavalpongpun
Repeated election delays are the product of a fierce power struggle that is still ongoing.

The Neverending Story of Thailand’s Elusive Election
February 01, 2018

The Neverending Story of Thailand’s Elusive Election

By Erin Cook
Polls are once again set to be postponed, delaying the country’s return to civilian, democratic rule.
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.

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