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Analysis: How much power will Prayuth and the military have in the new #Thailand government?

How much power will Prayuth and the military have in the new government?
by Bangkok Pundit, asiancorrespondent.comJuly 10
On July 10, Suthichai Yoon had an op-ed in The Nation entitled “General Prayuth’s dilemma: A single, dual or triple role?”. 1,324 more words

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No bid to oust Aquino, says ally

MANILA: Philippine President Benigno Aquino sought Wednesday to quash rumours that a coup is being plotted against him, with his spokesman insisting he had the military’s full support. 371 more words

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July 29, 2014 - That Phony Rick Perry…

So Texas Governor Rich Perry was finally prodded into some kind of silly, useless action in reaction to all of the bad press that is building around the invasion of the United States through his state.  546 more words

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Thailand’s Constitution: An Empty Text

A constitution is a blank platform to be filled by political, economic, and social ideologies. Then it becomes alive, turning into the guiding star under which the whole nation sails. 585 more words

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#ThaiCoup: Scholars fearful, keeping their mouths shut

Law lecturer Ekachai Chainuwati is a perfect example of what happened to academics’ freedom to publicly discuss politics after the coup.
The deputy dean of Law at Siam University was once much sought after by the media, both local and international, prior to the May 22 coup. 453 more words

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

Editorial: Junta’s Charter Paints Grim Future for Thai Democracy
The junta’s 2014 Interim Constitution is robbing Thai people of their political voices.

Two months after staging a coup d’etat, Thailand’s military junta unveiled a temporary constitution outlining the formation of an interim government that is expected to administer the country until the end of the next year. 500 more words

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