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It has been recognized that Lt Gen Apirat Kongsompong is flying towards the top. When a military regime is seeking to embed authoritarianism, it often happens that the lure of running things, having lots of power and the chance to acquire great wealth causes aspiring green shirts to take a shot of becoming the next military political “hero.” 614 more words
PPT has posted on the travails of former top cop and top aide to King Vajiralongkorn, Police General Jumpol Manmai.
As has been something of a pattern when the prince-cum-king tires of people or he believes they have done him down in some way, Jumpol was first rumored to be in trouble, then legal cases were mentioned, followed by his disappearance. 501 more words
A while ago we posted on how palace propaganda was seeking to change some of the old narratives to cope with a new monarch.
That post was about how an old network of tame authors and journalists prepared to continue their work of mythologizing the monarchy was being prodded and paid into action. 325 more words