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General Prayuth Chan Ocha

Thailand Military Monopolizes Power, Crushes Liberty: Sadness, Not Happiness, Rules

Doug Bandow | Posted 03.19.2015 | World
Doug Bandow

Thailand's best hope is genuine constitutional reform. Government power should be limited, especially to award economic favors. Federalism should rule, giving provinces more authority to serve communities at odds with the national government.

General Prayuth Meets Katniss Everdeen

John Sifton | Posted 01.20.2015 | Politics
John Sifton

Someone needs to inform General Prayuth that if your system of government is threatened by young people emulating a Hollywood movie, it is pretty sure sign that things needs to change.

Looking for Orange Shirts in Thailand

Stanley Weiss | Posted 08.17.2014 | World
Stanley Weiss

We can only hope. Thailand may be a historically-fractured, cobbled-together country, but that doesn't mean that it should pass up a golden opportunity -- an Orange opportunity -- to invent a better future for itself.

Meet The Man Behind The Thai Coup

AP | GRANT PECK | Posted 07.23.2014 | World

BANGKOK (AP) — The general who led the military takeover of Thailand is known as an ardent defender of the monarchy, an adversary of the former prim...