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Is Thailand’s Military Fighting a ‘Hybrid War’ Threat?
August 13, 2019

Is Thailand’s Military Fighting a ‘Hybrid War’ Threat?

By Prashanth Parameswaran
Recent remarks by the army chief spotlighted the Thai military's take on the country’s political and security environment.

How Thailand’s Ruling General Could Stay in the Prime Minister’s Seat
February 12, 2019

How Thailand’s Ruling General Could Stay in the Prime Minister’s Seat

By Sebastian Liu
Prime Minister Prayut eyes an extended tenure ahead of the general election due to take place on March 24.
Thailand’s 2019 General Elections: Geopolitical Implications
January 26, 2019

Thailand’s 2019 General Elections: Geopolitical Implications

By Ankit Panda and Prashanth Parameswaran
Thailand has set a date for its first general elections since the 2014 military coup. What can be expected?

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?

Thailand Mulling Purchase of Japanese Sub-Hunting Aircraft
June 07, 2016

Thailand Mulling Purchase of Japanese Sub-Hunting Aircraft

By Franz-Stefan Gady
Bangkok is also purportedly interested in amphibious rescue aircraft from Japan.

The Year of Living Crazily: Thailand One Year After the Coup
May 21, 2015

The Year of Living Crazily: Thailand One Year After the Coup

By John Sifton
It's been one year since Thailand's coup, and there are no signs of democracy's return.

Reflections on a Post-Coup Thailand
June 25, 2014

Reflections on a Post-Coup Thailand

By Enze Han
With Thailand’s army settling into power, a future without military intervention is difficult to imagine.
Thai Military Declares Martial Law, Denies Coup
May 20, 2014

Thai Military Declares Martial Law, Denies Coup

By Zachary Keck
The Thai military has declared martial law, deployed in the streets of Bangkok and seized media outlets.

More Than Words Needed on Southern Thailand
March 06, 2013

More Than Words Needed on Southern Thailand

Although a welcome development, the latest agreement to hold peace talks is hardly sufficient for ending the conflict.

Alleged Rape Tests Bangkok
March 13, 2012

Alleged Rape Tests Bangkok

An alleged rape of a Muslim woman by two Thai soldiers underscores tensions in the south of the country.

Murder on the Mekong
December 09, 2011

Murder on the Mekong

The killing of a dozen Chinese workers in Southeast Asia’s Golden Triangle has prompted an assertive response from China. Too assertive for some of its neighbors.

Thailand's Military Crisis?
July 29, 2011

Thailand's Military Crisis?

A spate of mishaps has raised questions over the way Thailand’s military is spending its money.

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