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World Policy Journal (2016) 33 (4): 48–54.
Published: 01 December 2016
...Abby Seiff An insurgency has consumed much of southern Thailand. Since 2004, almost 7,000 have been killed and more than 12,000 wounded as Malay Muslims push for greater autonomy. Journalist Abby Seiff describes the Thai government's brutal security tactics and investigates what's sustaining...
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World Policy Journal (2016) 33 (2): 57–61.
Published: 01 June 2016
... Thaksin Shinawatra, the former prime minister of Thailand, is one of the world’s most polarizing figures, whose words still reverberate across Southeast Asia. His tenure at the helm of the Thai government in the early 2000s marked a growing rift between Thailand’s urban middle class and the rural...
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World Policy Journal (2015) 32 (3): 33–40.
Published: 01 September 2015
.... A recent CNN poll found that Thai food is the world’s most popular cuisine, with pad Thai and Thai green curry becoming the favorite dishes of so many around the world. The Thai food story is a good example of the blending of national identity, food policy, and private enterprise—how a country built...
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World Policy Journal (2006) 22 (4): 77–86.
Published: 01 December 2006
.... Hotel in Pattani, recommen­ their homes. Since January 2004, roughly ded to me as a safe place to stay. It struck 500 people—most of them Buddhist— me as a Thai version of Saigon’s Metropole have died at the hands of Islamic separatist as described by Michael Herr in Dispatches, insurgents...
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World Policy Journal (2000) 17 (1): 79–85.
Published: 01 March 2000
... day in November 1998, six­ affectionately as the “Big Mango.” (The teen months into the Asian economic cri­ Thai capital is home to 10-15 percent of sis, Bangkok’s new Emporium Mall seemed the country’s population and three-quarters more like a mortuary than a commercial cen­ of its...
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World Policy Journal (2002) 19 (2): 49–55.
Published: 01 June 2002
... in their “discovery” of these markets. a run on the Thai baht in July 1997? How The crash of October 1987 was nothing well did we understand the underlying more than a blip, so insistent were the forces at work? How dependent were we flows of capital. Net inflows to all emerging upon...
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World Policy Journal (2012) 29 (1): 3–6.
Published: 01 March 2012
..., to be defamatory of public officials or in some other way seditious toward the state or offensive to religious sensibilities. Thai society cannot regulate itself, since interpretation is placed in the hands of a few powerful individuals. Yes, free speech would be messy, but in the end, we (may) have...
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World Policy Journal (2014) 31 (3): 3–8.
Published: 01 September 2014
... for the distribution and sharing of information, with a substantial impact on the political situation, and by extension, Thais’ daily lives. Opposing political camps have actively engaged in information wars through social media networks, which in turn have played a significant role in the current political crisis...
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World Policy Journal (2002) 19 (2): 70–75.
Published: 01 June 2002
... some This coordination has led to several small funds to training Burmese anti-narcotics po­ successes: in January, Thai narcotics officers, lice, and Jiang has become increasingly out­ acting on a tip-off, seized 14 kilograms of spoken about the dangers posed by the heroin near Thailand’s...
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World Policy Journal (2011) 28 (3): 113–121.
Published: 01 September 2011
...” season, with its moderate temperatures that sent children scurrying for wool sweaters, was some weeks away. Still, it would be one of the rare rainless days in the Thai capital at the tail end of the rainy season—in itself, perhaps, an omen in a nation that pays attention to portents. NULLO...
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World Policy Journal (2013) 30 (3): 107–116.
Published: 01 September 2013
... I lived in Thailand from 1975 through 1977—the first of them on my birthday in 1976. And they weren’t much fun at all. The Thai system is founded on the role of a military leadership that alternates between roles as the government and on the sidelines, its helmeted generals looming over...
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World Policy Journal (2002) 19 (3): 90–91.
Published: 01 September 2002
... by the Meltzer Commis­ terest rates went down throughout the re­ sion, it is especially important to distin­ gion, with Thai rates even falling below guish viable progressive alternatives from Malaysia’s, as the book shows. what Miller correctly terms faux populism. To be fair to the Malaysian authorities...
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World Policy Journal (2005) 22 (2): 23–36.
Published: 01 June 2005
... contacts” phase of re­ flated currency values, and overwhelmed the lations, trade between China and Southeast capabilities of the poorly regulated and Asia was relatively insignificant; two-way managed financial and banking system. In trade in 1991 amounted to some $8 billion.2 June 1997, the Thai...
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World Policy Journal (2012) 29 (2): 104–113.
Published: 01 June 2012
.... A second car, filled with armed guards, followed at a hardly discrete distance. “I don’t invite any Thais to see what I’ve showed you,” he smiled thinly. “I trust no one. They would never understand.” What seems increasingly prevalent across the developing world is a crisis of rising expectations...
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World Policy Journal (2013) 30 (1): 115–123.
Published: 01 March 2013
... for “suppression of peines-plancher ,” or unyielding minimum sentences, even this still awaits legislative action. Some 6,000 miles to the east, and several weeks later, a Thai court sentenced a magazine editor-cum-labor organizer to 10 years in prison for the crime of lèse-majesté , or insulting the king...
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World Policy Journal (2004) 21 (1): 60–67.
Published: 01 March 2004
... and its partners threw il r f through an Internet search. Similarly, children in fires and assaulted and murdered NGOs along the Thai-Myanmar border villagers.8) The companies deny any knowl­ helped the group of Myanmar villagers edge of the alleged abuses. contact Unocal...
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World Policy Journal (2013) 30 (3): 78–87.
Published: 01 September 2013
..., while men often come back with malaria or typhoid. “All of the fishermen get sick, and they will not receive any sort of treatment working on the boats,” Moeun says. Thai authorities deport around 100,000 Cambodian migrant workers per year, according to the UN Inter-Agency Project on Human...
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World Policy Journal (2015) 32 (4): 10–13.
Published: 01 December 2015
... covenant between man and nature—from Charles Thay’s estate in the Argentine pampa to Roberto Burle Marx’s garden outside Rio de Janeiro and Edward James’ Mexican folly in Xilitla. There is a much smaller garden at the headquarters of the U.N.’s Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean...
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World Policy Journal (2003) 20 (1): 49–58.
Published: 01 March 2003
.... As an example of Beijing’s parent News Corporation admitted to the reach, when the Thai government refused BBC that “of course we’re doing a kind of to grant visas to 19 Taiwanese members of self-censorship.”19 And the South China parliament this past January, Prime Minister Morning Post, Hong...
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World Policy Journal (2017) 34 (1): 107–118.
Published: 01 March 2017
..., they had annexed over half of its territory (containing some 20 million Thais) between 1782 and 1909 and established spheres of influence even in the territories that remained under Thai control. Not every buffer resembles Switzerland. For Ukraine, success as a buffer would take the form of securing...
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