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As Thailand’s Protests Gather Momentum, What is the Endgame?
September 30, 2020

As Thailand’s Protests Gather Momentum, What is the Endgame?

By David Hutt
For those wanting a democratic Thailand, is it more important to keep the military in its barracks or the king in his palaces?

Thanathorn Juangroongruangkit on the Struggle for a Free Thailand
September 24, 2020

Thanathorn Juangroongruangkit on the Struggle for a Free Thailand

By Thanathorn Juangroongruangkit
Young Thais are becoming increasingly fed up with the stifling consensus and repeated military interventions in the country's politics.
Thailand’s Protests: Between the Old and the New
September 14, 2020

Thailand’s Protests: Between the Old and the New

By Prashanth Parameswaran
Beyond the headlines, what do the current protests tell us about the country’s present and future?

How Will Thailand’s Future Military Planning Shift Amid its Coronavirus Challenge?
April 13, 2020

How Will Thailand’s Future Military Planning Shift Amid its Coronavirus Challenge?

By Prashanth Parameswaran
A closer look at suggestions that COVID-19 could affect the country’s future defense outlook.

Prayut’s Ukraine Tank Deal Defense Highlights Thailand’s Broader Security Challenge
March 03, 2020

Prayut’s Ukraine Tank Deal Defense Highlights Thailand’s Broader Security Challenge

By Prashanth Parameswaran
The premier’s defense of the deal in parliament was just the latest manifestation of heightened scrutiny on Thailand's defense policy.

Thailand Mall Shooting: Soldier’s Deadly Rampage Reveals Security Lapses
February 11, 2020

Thailand Mall Shooting: Soldier’s Deadly Rampage Reveals Security Lapses

By Associated Press
How did a soldier manage to steal weapons from an army base, kill 29 people, then keep security forces at bay for almost 16 hours?

Navy Chief Introductory Visit Highlights Thailand-Singapore Defense Relations
January 24, 2020

Navy Chief Introductory Visit Highlights Thailand-Singapore Defense Relations

By Prashanth Parameswaran
The interaction highlighted the security aspect of the relationship between the two Southeast Asian states and what lies ahead in 2020.
Keel-Laying of T 994-Class Patrol Vessels Highlights Thailand’s Maritime Capabilities
November 26, 2019

Keel-Laying of T 994-Class Patrol Vessels Highlights Thailand’s Maritime Capabilities

By Prashanth Parameswaran
A Thai shipbuilder laid down the keels for two patrol vessels for the country’s navy.

Thailand Defense Industry Ambition in the Headlines With Technology Transfer Prioritization
November 06, 2019

Thailand Defense Industry Ambition in the Headlines With Technology Transfer Prioritization

By Prashanth Parameswaran
The development reinforces the government’s determination to make inroads despite the challenges that confront it.

New Patrol Vessel Commissioning Highlights Thailand’s Naval Capabilities
October 08, 2019

New Patrol Vessel Commissioning Highlights Thailand’s Naval Capabilities

By Prashanth Parameswaran
The planned ceremony highlighted the current status of the country’s offshore patrol vessel development.

China-Thailand Military Ties in the Headlines With New Shipbuilding Pact
September 13, 2019

China-Thailand Military Ties in the Headlines With New Shipbuilding Pact

By Prashanth Parameswaran
The new deal spotlighted the security aspect of the relationship between the two countries.
What Does Thailand’s New Defense Budget Say About its Future Military Outlook?
September 07, 2019

What Does Thailand’s New Defense Budget Say About its Future Military Outlook?

By Prashanth Parameswaran
A closer look at the significance of the new budget numbers for the country.

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