Understanding the Thai Military and Security

October 09, 2020

The Military Writes the Rules in Thailand’s Election

February 07, 2019

Thailand will never be a fully democratic country as long as the military continues to intervene in politics. Although Thailand will officially hold its first general election in five years on March 24, 2019, the notion that the country will become fully democratic as a result is naive at best...

The World This Week: Might Thailand Turn Into Paradise Lost?

August 14, 2016

Thailand is deeply divided on class and regional lines, with the Bangkok monarchist elite engaged in a brutal battle with the Shinawatra clan as a Malay-Muslim insurgency rages furiously. This week, bombs went off in Thailand’s tourist towns. This came as a rude shock to much of the world...