Regions / Thailand
Authoritarianism has been on the march for years, but people powered revolutions are pushing regimes toward democracy on nearly every continent.
Thailand’s conservative middle classes are now joining populists in a movement against their military-backed system.
In politically turbulent Thailand, a public health system with popular support -- not decrees from above -- made all the difference.
Gun exports reached record levels in 2017 and again in 2018. Can Congress stop Trump from loosening the rules even further?
Authoritarian governments have tried to rig elections for ages. More dangerous are the far-right leaders concentrating their power by relatively fair elections.
At a time of declining faith in democracy, the institution of royalty is looking surprisingly resilient.
The far right is on the rise from North America to Europe to Asia. Each case is different, but they share key similarities — and require similar responses.
It would be hard to find someone with more experience to run the CIA. And that’s why she’s a terrible choice.
This year's lowlights from world politics, the culture wars, and the military-industrial complex.
From declining worker protections to violent labor trafficking and ethnic cleansing, the dark underbelly of Southeast Asia's "tiger economies" is on full display this year.