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Asian Survey. 2020; 601117–124 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2020.60.1.117
Published: 01 February 2020
... key issue for voters may have cost it seats in the election. Under the new constitution, parties were required to nominate candidates for prime minister in February. Most parties nominated their leaders. Phalang Pracharat nominated junta leader Prayuth Chan-ocha. Thai Raksa Chat nom- inated Princess...
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Asian Survey. 2015; 551200–206 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2015.55.1.200
Published: 01 February 2015
... country. Several political and economic challenges lie ahead. © 2015 by the Regents of the University of California 2015 Thailand Yingluck coup Prayuth corruption KITTI PRASIRTSUK Thailand in 2014 Another Coup, a Different Coup? ABSTRACT Following the massive political demonstration that...
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Asian Survey. 2018; 58110–20 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2018.58.1.10
Published: 01 February 2018
.... Nonetheless, coup leader and current Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha and his wife were warmly welcomed by President and Melania Trump at the White House in early October. This marked the first such visit by a Thai leader since 2005. The talks with Trump, Pence, and congressional leaders covered bilateral...
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Asian Survey. 2017; 574690–715 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2017.57.4.690
Published: 01 August 2017
... Administrative Center, tasked with overseeing development projects in the area.54 The draft propo- sals were sent to the military and security agencies for review, but they were rejected by General Prayuth Chan-ocha.55 General Prayuth, who later led the 2014 coup that toppled Yingluck, still holds power today...
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Asian Survey. 2017; 5711–9 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2017.57.1.1
Published: 01 February 2017
... prince, Maha Vajiralongkorn, crowned King Rama X in December. Despite being a con- stitutional monarchy, Thailand will see the crown play an important role in managing civil-military tensions under the current junta-led government of former General Prayuth Chan-ocha, as the electorate remains...
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Asian Survey. 2015; 5561193–1216 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2015.55.6.1193
Published: 01 December 2015
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Asian Survey. 2015; 551207–213 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2015.55.1.207
Published: 01 February 2015
... 22 triggered considerable alarm among Thailand s sizable population of migrant Cambodian workers, nearly 200,000 of whom hastened home in response to anti-foreign rhetoric from the junta led by then-Army Commander General Prayuth Chan-ocha.14 Hun Sen is regarded with some suspicion in Bangkok, and...
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Asian Survey. 2014; 54139–46 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2014.54.1.39
Published: 01 February 2014
... eligible officers was managed by simply creating more positions: 215 were promoted to the rank of general. Commanders of units closely associated with Army Commander Prayuth Chan-ocha, many involved in the 2010 crackdown, did well in the reshuffle. However, General Walit Rojanapakdi, in charge of some...
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Asian Survey. 2013; 531126–133 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2013.53.1.126
Published: 01 February 2013
... removed three prime ministers, the military itself had removed one in 2006 and installed another in 2008. Despite considerable factionalism in the military, top positions were con- trolled by a single faction, with Army Commander Prayuth Chan-ocha the leading figure. This faction had led the operations to...
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Asian Survey. 2012; 521195–201 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2012.52.1.195
Published: 01 February 2012
..., . 7. Containing the military may have been Yingluck s secondary aim; her first may have been to gain a stronger hold over the Bangkok Metropolitan Authority. Moreover, military leaders did not appear to be seeking a greater political role in the crisis. For example, Army Chief General Prayuth Chan...
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Asian Survey. 2010; 505835–858 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2010.50.5.835
Published: 01 October 2010
... had grown steadily since the 2006 coup, and a military reshuffle. This bestowed topmost positions to of- ficers close to the dominant Queen s Guard military faction led by General Anupong and his crony heir apparent General Prayuth Chan-ocha, consid- ered even more royalist than Anupong. The Power of...
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Asian Survey. 1982; 22111093–1104 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/2643981
Published: 01 November 1982
..., during the annual military reshuffle, Arthit was rewarded with the higher post of Assistant Army Commander in Chief with the rank of full general. It was widely expected that he would be the next Army Commander in Chief after the retirement of General Prayuth Jarumanee. Nevertheless, General Arthit's way...
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Asian Survey. 1982; 222191–199 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/2643946
Published: 01 February 1982
... parliament that allowed him to extend his term. This time, ap- parent opposition within the army led him to step down and appoint General Prayuth Charumanee. Another important appointment was that of counter-insurgency expert General Saiyud Kerdphol to the post of Su- preme Commander of the Armed Forces...
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Asian Survey. 1980; 204407–427 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/2643866
Published: 01 April 1980
... Scouts was the means to unite them. This story has been published by Major General Jamratroom- ran, Buanglang phleeng phraraachaniphon "khwaam fan an suungsut" (Background to the royal song "The highest dream" in Prayuth Sittiphanth), Luuksuea 5 phaendin (Scouts of 5 Lands) (Bangkok: Wichai Angsu singh...