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Opinion: Here’s My Own Piece of the Royal Motorcade Puzzle

The most perplexing and severe charges made since monarchy-reform protests began in August is the charges of intending to harm the Queen.

How to Fight the Islamic State

By Joseph S. Nye, Jr.
Apirat Kongsompong arrives at a news conference Wednesday at the army headquarters in Bangkok.

Opinion: Understanding the Rogue Thai Army

Thailand's rogue generals are like condominium guards who have gotten used to taking control of the building now and then.

Editorial: Junta’s Charter Paints Grim Future for Thai Democracy

The junta's 2014 Interim Constitution is robbing Thai people of their political voices.

Finding New Year’s Hope in Juntaland

What’s there to be hopeful, New Year or not? Isn’t the battle, if not the war, lost?

Opinion: Diminishing Trust and Increasing Political Violence

When the parliament-appointed National Reconciliation Committee on Monday invited me to offer my views about the political protests, I highlighted the need for trust and non-violence.
Army chief Gen. Apirat Kongsompong and his officers swear oaths of loyalty on March 7, 2019, in front of a statue of King Rama V at army headquarters in Bangkok.

Opinion: Thailand’s General Elections and the Generals

Army chief Gen. Apirat Kongsompong and his officers swear oaths of loyalty on March 7, 2019, in front of a statue of King Rama V at army headquarters in Bangkok.
A man receives a dose of COVID-19 vaccine at a vaccination center in Khlong Toey community in Bangkok on May 9, 2021.

Opinion: Thailand’s Sinovac Dilemma

The government of Gen. Prayut Chan-ocha is facing double challenges in handling COVID-19. First, how to get enough vaccines in time before the situation is too critical, and second, how to convince enough people that Sinovac is a good and adequately safe vaccine.
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Opinion: A Case Against Emigrating en Masse From Thailand

A week-old Facebook group encouraging Thais to emigrate has become one of the biggest talks of the town this week.

Editorial: A Referendum is Not Enough

The junta should organize a referendum that will allow the Thai people to choose between the upcoming 2015 constitution and the 1997 "People’s Constitution."

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