June 5, 2019
Prayuth Chan-ocha led the 2014 military coup and will now lead the country as civilian prime minister after this week’s parliamentary vote. But the military will still dominate politics.
February 20, 2019
Thailand will go through the motions of free elections in March, but the likely result will be entrenched authoritarian rule and further instability.
November 1, 2018
The region’s fast-growing but fragile democracies have been susceptible to strongmen and autocratic-leaning populists in recent years, propelled by concerns over inequality, crime, and dysfunctional …