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Asia Pacific Politics

Long live the King: What’s next for Thailand after Bhumibol’s death?

The death of the beloved king will finally put to the test the ability of the unpopular crown prince to carry forward the role of the monarchy in Thailand.

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Aung San Suu Kyi poised to implement difficult reforms

Aung San Suu Kyi will need to implement difficult reforms in order to fully bring Myanmar into the globalized economy.

Asia Pacific Politics

Thailand’s undemocratic Constitution: 3 takeaways

Thailand’s latest draft constitution is a push by the Junta to cement its hold on power, effectively shattering the country’s democracy. While the Junta ostensibly seeks to preserve stability and

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Thailand’s political unrest poses risk for fragile economic recovery

On the face of things, the military junta in Thailand has restored some much-needed stability to the country after waves of violent protests in early 2014. However, there are many