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What’s With the New China-Thailand Military Facility?

Despite the general hype, specifics about the project remain unclear. When news surfaced last December that China and Thailand were exploring the possibility of setting up a new military facility in the Southeast Asian state, a longtime U.S. ally, the development was quickly cast under the sensationalist narrative of growing …

In Thailand, What Does the End of Thaksin’s Silence Mean? | The Diplomat

The ex-premier’s decision to break his self-imposed silence raises some interesting questions. In a flurry of foreign media interviews, former Thai premier Thaksin Shinawatra broke his self-imposed silence to criticize the ruling military junta’s draft constitution and democratic roadmap, claiming coup-maker and Prime Minister Prayut Chan-ocha’s election timetable is a …