What Will Happen When Thailand’s King Bhumibol is Gone?

What Will Happen When Thailand’s King Bhumibol is Gone?

Back in February 2005, Thaksin Shinawatra’s Thai Rak Thai (TRT) was re-elected with a bumper majority. But as Thaksin consolidated ever more power his opponents became anxious. The Democrat Party worried that it would never again control the levers of government as the outspoken telco billionaire effectively monopolised the political process. His influence on military […]