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Prayuth Installed as Thai Prime Minister
August 22, 2014
Prayuth Installed as Thai Prime Minister
The junta appears intent on forestalling the Thaksins’ return to political power.
Prayuth Installed as Thai Prime Minister
Thailand’s Crisis and the 1932 Revolution
July 16, 2014
Thailand’s Crisis and the 1932 Revolution
The country will not be able to move forward until it has properly dealt with its past.
Thailand’s Crisis and the 1932 Revolution
Tense Times in Thailand
June 05, 2014
Tense Times in Thailand
Hoping to destroy the pro-Thaksin forces once and for all, the military is taking a much tougher line this time around.
Tense Times in Thailand
Understanding Thailand's Coup
June 02, 2014
Understanding Thailand's Coup
The Diplomat speaks with Dr. Vikram Nehru about the root causes of political tensions, the regional implications, and the fate of Thailand's democracy.
Understanding Thailand's Coup
In Thailand, Mass Protests Against Democracy
January 14, 2014
In Thailand, Mass Protests Against Democracy
Mass demonstrations for democracy are quite common. Rarely have we seen people take to the streets to oppose democracy.
In Thailand, Mass Protests Against Democracy
Indonesian Men Freed after Allegedly Killing, Eating Orangutan
December 05, 2013
Indonesian Men Freed after Allegedly Killing, Eating Orangutan
Also: Thai protestors trade banners for brooms, nearly 20k evacuated in Malaysian floods.
Indonesian Men Freed after Allegedly Killing, Eating Orangutan
Thailand’s Provocative Protesters
December 02, 2013
Thailand’s Provocative Protesters
Past demonstrations may give insight into the current Yellow Shirt/Red Shirt clashes.
Thailand’s Provocative Protesters
Thai Tensions Escalate as Protests Gain Momentum
November 26, 2013
Thai Tensions Escalate as Protests Gain Momentum
Yellow Shirts lash out against Yingluck, Thaksin, and one unfortunate journalist.
Thai Tensions Escalate as Protests Gain Momentum
Thailand: Protestors Whistling Their Way to Democracy
November 21, 2013
Thailand: Protestors Whistling Their Way to Democracy
Thailand’s politics, yet again, takes an extra-parliamentary turn.
Thailand: Protestors Whistling Their Way to Democracy
Thailand's Human Rights Crisis
February 14, 2012
Thailand's Human Rights Crisis
The exploitation of lèse-majesté laws for political gain are undermining human rights in Thailand. Violence is looming.
Thailand's Human Rights Crisis
Waiting for Thaksin
February 01, 2012
Waiting for Thaksin
Former Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra seems bound to return to Thailand. If he does, will it spark unrest?
Waiting for Thaksin
Genie Out of Bottle in Thailand
October 21, 2011
Genie Out of Bottle in Thailand
Thailand’s political elites are struggling to cope with the concept of a popular mandate. But Thais are increasingly demanding accountability.
Genie Out of Bottle in Thailand
Trouble Brewing in Thailand?
July 27, 2011
Trouble Brewing in Thailand?
Is the killing of a Cambodian soldier along the border with Thailand a sign of Thai domestic troubles to come?
Trouble Brewing in Thailand?
What Next in Thailand?
July 05, 2011
What Next in Thailand?
The election of Yingluck Shinawatra will upset Bangkok’s political establishment and military. Will a coup follow?
What Next in Thailand?
A New Era for Thailand?
July 04, 2011
A New Era for Thailand?
The landslide victory by Yingluck Shinawatra’s Pheu Thai Party promises to usher in a period of reconciliation. But the country is still deeply divided.
A New Era for Thailand?
Opposition Wins Thai Election
July 03, 2011
Opposition Wins Thai Election
Yingluck Shinawatra’s Pheu Thai Party secures a majority in Thailand’s elections as Abhisit Vejjajiva concedes.
Opposition Wins Thai Election
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