All posts tagged political risk

Thailand's King Bhumibol reviews a parade to mark his birthday in Bangkok

The Tragedy of King Bhumibol

“The Tragedy of King Bhumibol” is offline for a major revision and update. It will return soon!

King Bhumibol gives his birthday speech, flanked by his wife and children, December 2011

The Tragedy of King Bhumibol

A response to King Bhumibol Adulyadej: A Life’s Work Multiple contributors, overseen by editorial board chairman Anand Panyarachun Edited by Nicholas Grossman and Dominic Faulder Published by Editions Didier Millet, November […]

Bangkok, January 23, 2011

การเลือกตั้งไทย – ทางเลือกที่น่าเศร้า

On Wednesday, I published an article for Foreign Policy on the leaked U.S. embassy cables and what lessons we can learn from them about what may happen after the elections. […]

Bangkok, April 10, 2010

Reclaiming the truth in Thailand

Another battle over the truth is being fought in Thailand. Robert Amsterdam, the international lawyer working for fugitive former Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra, has submitted a lengthy petition to the International Criminal Court in the Hague alleging that Thailand’s government and military committed crimes against humanity.

Pattaya, April 11, 2009

Thoughts on Thailand’s Turmoil by James Stent

Thailand’s political crisis is particularly resistant to easy interpretation. The very nature of the crisis is the subject of fierce controversy; the opposing sides cannot even agree on what they […]


Thaksin and me

Like many foreign correspondents, as a result of my reporting on Thailand’s political crisis I have frequently been accused of naïveté, breathtaking stupidity, and a total inability to grasp the complexities of the situation. That’s […]

Bangkok storm

Politics redraws the investment map in Southeast Asia

The investment landscape of Southeast Asia is being transformed. And one key factor above all is driving the tectonic shifts in market perceptions — politics.