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Thailand Opposition Party Acquitted of Sedition Charge
January 21, 2020

Thailand Opposition Party Acquitted of Sedition Charge

By Associated Press

Thailand: Thousands Run Against Dictatorship in Big Political Demonstration
January 14, 2020

Thailand: Thousands Run Against Dictatorship in Big Political Demonstration

By Associated Press
A protest in the Thai capital over the weekend constituted one of the biggest political demonstrations of its kind in years.
For Thailand’s Progressives, It’s Been a Year of Trials and Tribulations
December 11, 2019

For Thailand’s Progressives, It’s Been a Year of Trials and Tribulations

By Chonlawit Sirikupt
Thanathorn’s removal foreshadows a sinister dismantling of opposition using a façade of checks and balances.

Thai Court Removes Pro-Democracy Politician From Parliament
November 21, 2019

Thai Court Removes Pro-Democracy Politician From Parliament

By Associated Press
Thanathorn of the Future Forward Party has long been a thorn in the side of Thailand’s royalist-military ruling class.

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.

The New Thai Government’s Troubles Are Just Beginning
August 27, 2019

The New Thai Government’s Troubles Are Just Beginning

By Ashu Agarwal
A party defects from Thailand’s ruling coalition, leaving Prime Minister Prayut with a razor-thin majority.

Thailand: New Government, Same Old Issues
August 02, 2019

Thailand: New Government, Same Old Issues

By Erin Cook
As a new government takes shape, the issues that lie ahead for it are quite familiar.
Thailand's Quiet Crisis: 'The Southern Problem'
July 12, 2019

Thailand's Quiet Crisis: 'The Southern Problem'

By Austin Bodetti
While Prayut focuses on solidifying control over Bangkok, the insurgency in the south has gained strength.

Why Thailand’s New Military-Monarchy Alliance Is a Bad Sign for Democracy
June 21, 2019

Why Thailand’s New Military-Monarchy Alliance Is a Bad Sign for Democracy

By Pavin Chachavalpongpun
New alignments between established forces suggest a bleak outlook for those yearning for change.

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.

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