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Promoting political allies II

A few days ago, PPT posted on the rise of the new Army boss General Chalermchai Sittisart.

It seems the Bangkok Post’s military correspondent essentially agrees with us. 266 more words

Updated: Promoting political allies

Military watchers in several media outlets seem to think that the selection of the next Army boss was “out of the box” because the choice was not from the dominant faction. 339 more words

Going back to find a future

A reader drew our attention to a small story in the Bangkok Post that our correspondent says is indicative of the backwardness of the military regime as it “reinvents” a past as the nation’s future. 459 more words

Academic boycott I

Thongchai Winichakul has a post at New Mandala asking questions about three academic conferences to be held in Thailand in 2017 and using the word “boycott.” Clipped from his post, these are: 747 more words

The boss gets bossier still

We recall seeing a small story somewhere announcing that one party, the Bhum Jai Thai Party, has chortled that the military’s charter is just fine for them. 710 more words

Prem supports murderous thugs

In our previous post, PPT pointed out how murder, torture and impunity were imprinted in the DNA of the current military establishment and, by definition, in the junta that runs the country. 315 more words

Too gentle on the junta?

We would imagine that every reader at PPT knows of the commentaries by Thitinan Pongsudhirak, an associate professor and director of the Institute of Security and International Studies, Faculty of Political Science, Chulalongkorn University. 828 more words