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Defense Minister Visit Puts Vietnam-Thailand Military Ties into Focus
January 29, 2019
Defense Minister Visit Puts Vietnam-Thailand Military Ties into Focus
A recent interaction highlighted some of the cooperation between both countries in the defense realm.
Defense Minister Visit Puts Vietnam-Thailand Military Ties into Focus
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
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.
What Thailand’s Elections Can and Can’t Do for its Democracy
It’s Official: Thailand Has an Election Date
January 24, 2019
It’s Official: Thailand Has an Election Date
Now will the country actually go to the polls as scheduled on March 24 -- and will elections make a difference?
It’s Official: Thailand Has an Election Date
However Thailand Votes, the Military Is Set to Retain Influence
December 13, 2018
However Thailand Votes, the Military Is Set to Retain Influence
This time around, Thailand’s elections, slated for February 2019, look like they will actually materialize. But can they rescue its troubled democracy?
However Thailand Votes, the Military Is Set to Retain Influence
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
The Thai government must face greater international pressure to deliver on its promise to lift political restrictions.
Thai Junta Shows No Signs of Halting Assault on Human Rights
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
The generals want to be sure the opposition is eliminated before agreeing to hold elections.
Thailand's Junta Cracks Down on Thaksin's Pheu Thai Party
Is Time Running Out for Thailand’s Elusive Election?
April 20, 2018
Is Time Running Out for Thailand’s Elusive Election?
Impatience is growing after multiple delays.
Is Time Running Out for Thailand’s Elusive Election?
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
What Will the 2018 Cobra Gold Military Exercises in Thailand Look Like?
January 31, 2018
What Will the 2018 Cobra Gold Military Exercises in Thailand Look Like?
This year’s drills will be closely watched for what it says about the US-Thailand alliance and Thailand itself.
What Will the 2018 Cobra Gold Military Exercises in Thailand Look Like?
A US-Thailand Alliance Boost Under Trump and Prayut?
July 03, 2017
A US-Thailand Alliance Boost Under Trump and Prayut?
Though an upcoming summit meeting offers room for both sides to boost the relationship, there are also lingering challenges.
A US-Thailand Alliance Boost Under Trump and Prayut?
Why Is Thailand Delaying Elections Until 2018?
February 10, 2017
Why Is Thailand Delaying Elections Until 2018?
A look at why another postponement of polls has occurred.
Why Is Thailand Delaying Elections Until 2018?
A Serious Concern Over the First Use of E-Voting in Thailand
October 19, 2016
A Serious Concern Over the First Use of E-Voting in Thailand
If not implemented transparently, the initial e-voting system in Thailand may trigger internal political conflict.
A Serious Concern Over the First Use of E-Voting in 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?
 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
When Will Thailand’s Elusive Election Be Held?
September 18, 2015
When Will Thailand’s Elusive Election Be Held?
The latest read on the ever-shifting timeline for Thailand's election.
When Will Thailand’s Elusive Election Be Held?
Thailand’s Junta Pushes Back Election Date Again
July 25, 2015
Thailand’s Junta Pushes Back Election Date Again
Despite protestations, the coup leader appears to be settling into power.
Thailand’s Junta Pushes Back Election Date Again
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