Regions / Thailand
When the losing party in an election resorts to extra-legal measures, democracy is threatened and secession may follow.
The lumbering aircraft carrier known as the United States should be executing a pivot that lives up to its name: a shift from the martial to the pacific.
Thailand's anti-corruption protesters appear to have lost faith in the key tenet of representative democracy: rule by people or parties elected by the majority of citizens.
Fighting by Burma's three largest ethnic minorities has flared up all at once.
The ongoing plight of Burma's ethnic minorities is crowded out of the news by more immediate crises elsewhere.
The United States pulled out all stops with Thailand to extradite Viktor Bout.
Thailand extradites Viktor Bout to the United States.
The trillion-dollar war bill and a half-billion-dollar jet fighter engine are connected in a way that goes beyond their status as budget items.
A state of civil war exists in Thailand, reports columnist Walden Bello, and it has much to do with class.
Bangkok is still stunned by military assault on Redshirt encampment.