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The Generational Challenge for Thailand’s Generals
June 20, 2019

The Generational Challenge for Thailand’s Generals

By Preeti Jha
While Thailand’s coup leader remains premier, the polls unleashed new democratic sentiments that the regime now struggles to silence.

Thailand’s Coup Leader Completes Engineered Ballot Box Win
June 06, 2019

Thailand’s Coup Leader Completes Engineered Ballot Box Win

By Grant Peck
With parliament’s unsurprising vote, Prayut Chan-o-cha has completed an engineered effort to prolong his rule as premier.
Thailand’s Stolen Election
June 01, 2019

Thailand’s Stolen Election

By Zachary Abuza
An illegitimate election risks prolonging the country’s problems.

Thailand Junta Chief’s Orwell Plug Sparks Controversy
May 31, 2019

Thailand Junta Chief’s Orwell Plug Sparks Controversy

By Kaweewit Kaewjinda and Grant Peck
Prayut’s reference to a George Orwell classic has served as yet another front for criticism against the government given its past record and the country’s current state.

Thailand’s New King Looms Large Amid Post-Election Uncertainty
April 05, 2019

Thailand’s New King Looms Large Amid Post-Election Uncertainty

By Luke Hunt
While the country’s political future still remains unclear, the monarch will continue to exert influence in how it is shaped.

Irregularities Cloud Thailand’s 2019 Election Results
March 30, 2019

Irregularities Cloud Thailand’s 2019 Election Results

By Erin Cook
Doubts about the results and the role of the election commission in particular have further intensified distrust about the country’s institutions and muddied the waters.

Thailand-Philippines Defense Ties in Focus With Navy Goodwill Visit
March 29, 2019

Thailand-Philippines Defense Ties in Focus With Navy Goodwill Visit

By Prashanth Parameswaran
The engagement spotlighted the ongoing development of the security realm of the relationship.
Prayut in Full Campaign Mode for Thailand’s 2019 Elections
March 14, 2019

Prayut in Full Campaign Mode for Thailand’s 2019 Elections

By Associated Press
The premier has intensified his effort to strengthen his brand in the run-up to much-anticipated polls.

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.

Defense Minister Visit Puts Vietnam-Thailand Military Ties into Focus
January 29, 2019

Defense Minister Visit Puts Vietnam-Thailand Military Ties into Focus

By Prashanth Parameswaran
A recent interaction highlighted some of the cooperation between both countries in the defense realm.

What Thailand’s Elections Can and Can’t Do for its Democracy
January 29, 2019

What Thailand’s Elections Can and Can’t Do for its Democracy

By Prashanth Parameswaran
While the holding of an elusive election in the Southeast Asian state would be a notable step in the restoration of democratic rule, the harder work of managing wider political divisions lies ahead.
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?

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