Thai History

The Story of Thai Democracy

This series is a history of Thailand’s democratic period since the 1932 revolution. How has Thailand oscillated between democracy and authoritarianism? Why are extraconstitutional mechanisms used so frequently in Thai politics? We trace the search for a more perfect political system in Thailand. Click here.

Thailand in Crisis

This series is an account of Thai politics since the rise of Thaksin Shinawatra. Who is Thaksin, and why has he been so influential? What has the role of the military and the courts been in Thai politics? Can Thailand ever become a true democracy? Click here.

Thai Politics, Explained

This is a single page explainer of Thai politics at the present, updated from time to time. Click here.