June 01, 2019
Thailand’s Stolen Election
By Zachary Abuza
An illegitimate election risks prolonging the country’s problems.
January 09, 2019
Is Thailand’s Election Going to Be Delayed Yet Again?
By Associated Press
Protesters take to the street, demanding that the military junta to stick to an announced February 24 election date.
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?
April 16, 2018
Thailand’s Military Forges Ahead with Israel Artillery System
By Prashanth Parameswaran
The Southeast Asian state has moved forward on a purchase that has long been in the works.
October 31, 2017
Thailand Faces New Era of Uncertainty After Royal Cremation
By Luke Hunt
Millions bid a final farewell as a new era beckons.
June 15, 2017
What the Thai Prime Minister's Visit Means for US-Thailand Relations
By Eugene Mark
Don't get too caught up in talk of a "new era" for the alliance.
September 02, 2016
Thailand's New Constitution: A Threat to Religious Freedom?
By Mong Palatino
A problematic provision sheds light on a thorny issue.
August 06, 2016
Are Southeast Asia’s Strongmen Here to Stay?
By Hunter Marston
Across the region, inequality, globalization, and nationalism have given a boost to more authoritarian leaders.
May 03, 2016
Thailand: The Limits of Absolute Power
By James Buchanan
General Prayut's power may be unlimited on paper, but in reality he is curtailed on several fronts.
February 10, 2016
The Staying Power of Thailand’s Military
By Shawn W. Crispin
The ruling junta is likely to remain in power for the foreseeable future.
September 23, 2015
How Thailand’s Military Junta Tried to ‘Adjust My Attitude’ in Detention
By Pravit Rojanaphruk
Pravit Rojanaphruk recounts his recent "attitude adjustment" under the country’s ruling junta.