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Why Did Thailand's Fugitive Ex-Prime Minister Get Serbian Citizenship?
August 13, 2019

Why Did Thailand's Fugitive Ex-Prime Minister Get Serbian Citizenship?

By Associated Press
Yingluck Shinawatra received Serbian citizenship last week.

Thailand’s Stolen Election
June 01, 2019

Thailand’s Stolen Election

By Zachary Abuza
An illegitimate election risks prolonging the country’s problems.
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 2019 Elections: Conflicting Claims as Final Result Wait Continues
March 25, 2019

Thailand 2019 Elections: Conflicting Claims as Final Result Wait Continues

By Kaweewit Kaewjinda and Stephen Wright
Situation intensifies uncertainties about the result as well as the future prospects of the country.

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

By Neil Thompson
The generals want to be sure the opposition is eliminated before agreeing to hold elections.

What Do Thailand’s New Economic Numbers Say About Its Political Future?
March 02, 2018

What Do Thailand’s New Economic Numbers Say About Its Political Future?

By Luke Hunt
The good news masks a still uncertain road ahead for the ruling junta.

The Dangerous Buddhist Card in Thailand’s New Constitution
January 30, 2018

The Dangerous Buddhist Card in Thailand’s New Constitution

By Khemthong Tongsakulrungruang
The ruling junta’s use of religion to boost its legitimacy brings risks for the country.
What Yingluck’s Fate Says About Sexism in Thailand
September 08, 2017

What Yingluck’s Fate Says About Sexism in Thailand

By Matthew Phillips
Recent commentary about the former premier misses an important element of her story and what it says about Thai society.

Waiting for Yingluck Shinawatra
August 28, 2017

Waiting for Yingluck Shinawatra

By Cory Wright
Supporters crowded the streets to hear the verdict, but Yingluck never arrived.

Thailand's Political Crisis Runs Deeper Than the Military Wants to Admit
April 11, 2017

Thailand's Political Crisis Runs Deeper Than the Military Wants to Admit

By Eugene Mark
The crisis is not an elite competition but an ideological one.

A Temple Under Siege: Wat Phra Dhammakaya
March 23, 2017

A Temple Under Siege: Wat Phra Dhammakaya

By George Styllis and Patthiya Tongfueng
The fate of a notorious Thai cult hangs in the balance.
Why Is Thailand Delaying Elections Until 2018?
February 10, 2017

Why Is Thailand Delaying Elections Until 2018?

By Prashanth Parameswaran
A look at why another postponement of polls has occurred.

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