Thaksin’s era fading, but Thailand’s troubles linger

17-Apr-2019 Intellasia | straits Times | 6:38 AM Print This Post

After nearly five years of military government, Thailand was supposed to find political clarity and a democratic way forward from its national elections on March 24.

But the outcome turned out otherwise. The politics of post-election Thailand is murky and precarious. Early signs suggest the country is evolving into an authoritarian state that combines elements of Myanmar’s military entrenchment and Cambodia’s elected dictatorship.

https://www.straitstimes.com/opinion/thaksins-era-fading-but-thailands-troubles-linger

 


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