Posts Tagged: Thailand
American intervention was one factor leading to the Chilean coup—but unrest on the part of middle-class Chileans was another.
Clashes of colors — red shirts vs. yellow shirts in Thailand, a faded orange revolution in Ukraine — have many people reaching for the rainbow in response.
As the economies of Southeast Asia integrate, Thailand's social divide is as stark as ever.
When the losing party in an election resorts to extra-legal measures, democracy is threatened and secession may follow.
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.
It's almost as if Pyongyang has ties to the Heritage Foundation.
Bangkok is still stunned by military assault on Redshirt encampment.
The Thai government is cracking down on protesters, but don't expect much criticism from Washington.
Red Shirt leaders leave their followers in the lurch.