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Thai Elites, Military Play a Dangerous Game

The impeachment of former prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra signals a troubling new phase in Thailand’s political stalemate. After two weeks of rushed hearings before a military-appointed legislature, the Nati... Read More...
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Thailand Junta Not Wearing Well

Six months into Thailand’s latest experiment with military rule, cracks are starting to show, with irritation rising at the lack of widespread reform and the growing realization that the military won’t give up ... Read More...
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Thai Generals Go After Exiles and Academics

The Thai Foreign Ministry in Bangkok has called home Thai ambassadors and consuls general from 22 countries in a bid to find ways to work with their host countries to repatriate academics and others critical of the junta. Many in academic or other posts ove... Read More...
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Thai Army Tries to Put a Happy Face on Coup

Interrogations, informants, psychological operations and covert maneuvers have turned Thailand into a militarized society where eager collaborators and muzzled opponents are rewarded by the coup regime's "Happi... Read More...