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Asian Survey (2023) 63 (2): 213–224.
Published: 01 April 2023
... of the military in politics, and judicial activism. The year ended with Pakistan’s national security being threatened by religious extremist groups operating from Taliban-led Afghanistan. Email: < mmufti@uwaterloo.ca > © 2023 by The Regents of the University of California 2023 Pakistan...
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Asian Survey (2023) 63 (2): 281–290.
Published: 01 April 2023
...Joel Sawat Selway Thailand’s military-aligned government saw its popularity plummet in polls throughout 2022. Yet former head of the armed forces and current prime minister Prayut Chan-o-cha was resilient in the face of mass party defections, a falling-out with his fellow party leader and long-time...
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Asian Survey (2022) 62 (1): 105–117.
Published: 09 February 2022
...Joel Sawat Selway In 2021, COVID-19 spread like wildfire throughout Thailand, with the government being routinely accused of mismanagement and facing two censures in parliament as a result. The military-aligned government also faced continuing protests against its rule. As the year progressed...
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Asian Survey (2022) 62 (1): 173–184.
Published: 09 February 2022
...Sahar Shafqat Pakistan began the year with an energized opposition that directly challenged the military establishment, but as the year progressed, the opposition alliance fell apart under the strain of internal divisions. The military establishment pushed back against the ruling PTI and regained...
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Asian Survey (2021) 61 (1): 183–193.
Published: 01 February 2021
...Sahar Shafqat Pakistan began the year with the military establishment having tightened its grip on political institutions, but as the year progressed, opposition parties sought to reassert themselves and challenged both the PTI government and military leaders. Political movements took center stage...
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Asian Survey (2019) 59 (1): 164–169.
Published: 01 February 2019
...Yoshifumi Tamada While Thailand’s military government has attempted to postpone a general election, it is inevitable. In preparation for elections, the junta founded a pro-junta party and propped it up vigorously while continuing to impose restrictions on anti-junta parties. © 2019 by The Regents...
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Asian Survey (2016) 56 (1): 216–224.
Published: 01 February 2016
...Aqil Shah Pakistan’s government adopted an ambitious National Action Plan to counter terrorism. Aside from poor implementation, the plan remains bedeviled by the powerful military’s selective counterterrorism approach, which targets hostile militant groups, like the Pakistani Taliban, but employs...
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Asian Survey (2016) 56 (1): 47–56.
Published: 01 February 2016
...Elizabeth Wishnick Russia’s cooperative approach to Asia contrasts with its assertiveness in Europe and the Middle East, though the Russian military also has made provocative maneuvers near Japan and US Pacific bases. Ukraine may be far from the Asia-Pacific, but the Ukrainian conflict also casts...
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Asian Survey (2015) 55 (1): 48–59.
Published: 01 February 2015
...Aqil Shah; Bushra Asif A year after assuming power, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s government faced a political crisis fomented by the pro-military opposition leader Imran Khan, who mobilized his supporters to protest alleged electoral rigging in the 2013 poll. Khan had to call off the protests...
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Asian Survey (2014) 54 (4): 773–800.
Published: 01 August 2014
... loyalists. The system remains personalist, but with strong reliance on the military and security apparatus. © 2014 by the Regents of the University of California 2014 North Korea succession authoritarianism military personalism STEPHAN HAGGARD, LUKE HERMAN, AND JAESUNG RYU Political Change...
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Asian Survey (2013) 53 (5): 801–824.
Published: 01 October 2013
... at cooperation, to competition for influence, and thence to attentiveness or disinterest. China Japan ASEAN economic military multilateralism CHIEN-PENG CHUNG China and Japan in ASEAN Plus Multilateral Arrangements Raining on the Other Guy s Parade ABSTRACT Interactions between China and Japan...
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Asian Survey (2013) 53 (1): 126–133.
Published: 01 February 2013
...James Ockey In 2012, Thailand continued to take steps toward the creation of a new normal. That new normal encompassed, not always successfully, reconciliations between Red and Yellow adherents, the government and the military, the government and the courts, factions in the Pheu Thai Party...
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Asian Survey (2012) 52 (1): 147–156.
Published: 01 February 2012
...Bina D'Costa Bangladesh has achieved some impressive social and developmental goals in its health and education sectors. It has also effectively dealt with the adversities caused by the downturn of the global economy, and focused on strengthening its military capabilities to protect its national...
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Asian Survey (2010) 50 (6): 1162–1183.
Published: 01 November 2010
...Walter C. Ladwig, III All three branches of the Indian armed forces have recently articulated the need to operate beyond the country's immediate borders. While the Indian military is highly unlikely to achieve its more ambitious power projection objectives in the medium term, the conventional...
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Asian Survey (2010) 50 (5): 835–858.
Published: 01 October 2010
...Paul Chambers Thailand's current partisan turmoil is paralleling growing authoritarianism and democratic decay. This article examines contemporary Thai civil-military relations, the state of armed forces unity, and potential outcomes. It argues that amid heightened political uncertainty...
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Asian Survey (2010) 50 (1): 157–163.
Published: 01 February 2010
...Mehnaaz Momen The year 2009 heralded an auspicious beginning for Bangladesh because national elections were held after a two-year period of the non-democratic caretaker government. The enthusiasm of returning to democracy was soon marred by an unprecedented event during which military officials...
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Asian Survey (2009) 49 (6): 1071–1091.
Published: 01 November 2009
...Adeel Khan A mini-war is going on between the military and ethnic nationalists in Balochistan, Pakistan's territorially largest province. The military claims that violence is the result of tribal chiefs' opposition to the Pakistani government's development projects, whereas the militants believe...
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Asian Survey (2009) 49 (1): 206–212.
Published: 01 February 2009
... by an economic boom, and exploitation of a border dispute with Thailand. © 2009 by The Regents of the University of California. 2009 elections decentralization inflation Preah Vihear military CAMBODIA IN 2008 Consolidation in the Midst of Crisis Caroline Hughes Abstract The Cambodian People s...
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Asian Survey (2008) 48 (6): 1018–1037.
Published: 01 December 2008
...Win Min This article examines the internal dynamics of the Burmese military, focusing on struggles at the top level. It will explore the nature of and reasons for the struggles and assess the implications, especially for the current political impasse and possible changes in the future. © 2008...
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Asian Survey (2008) 48 (1): 144–153.
Published: 01 February 2008
... areas that spread to other regions of the country, the imposition of emergency rule and suspension of the Constitution, and the assassination of former Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto. © 2008 by The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved. 2008 terrorism military elections...