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April 17, 2017

Thailand
Thailand’s New King Adds Even More Uncertainty to Thai Politics

Two weeks ago, David Streckfuss, a longtime analyst of Thai royal politics, wrote an incisive op-ed in the New York Times. It effectively summarized a growing current of analysis about how Thailand’s…

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October 13, 2016

Thailand
The Mixed Legacy of King Bhumibol Adulyadej

The long-reigning Thai king’s tacit support of military coups over the last decade undercuts his past image as a force for stability. 

December 4, 2014

Thailand
Thailand’s Royal Succession Battle Comes Into (Slightly) More Open View

This post is part of a series on Thai leadership. The past ten years of political turmoil in Thailand have revolved around several contentious challenges. A growing, politically empowered, and vocal…

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June 27, 2011

Thailand
Bombshell Report on Thailand May Open Debate on Monarchy

A Thai official dressed in a traditional costume greets Thailand's Crown Prince Maha Vajiralongkorn (R) during an annual royal ploughing ceremony in cental Bangkok on May 13, 2011. (Damir Sagolj/…

A Thai official dressed in a traditional costume greets Thailand’s Crown Prince Maha Vajiralongkorn (R) during an annual royal ploughing ceremony in cental Bangkok on May 13, 2011.

June 9, 2011

Thailand
Thailand’s Elections: Resolution or Implosion?

Thailand’s general elections in July could mark a crucial step toward reconciliation but are likely to fuel further resentments that have roiled the country and eroded regional stability, says CFR’s …