RUSI JournalVolume 161Issue 6members only

A Reality Check after Thailand's King Bhumibol

Thailand is entering an uncertain period following the death of its popular king.

Thailand faces immense challenges as it adjusts to the end of King Bhumibol Adulyadej’s 70-year reign. Its support for the geopolitical agendas of the Western democracies can no longer be taken for granted. For now, Nicholas Farrelly argues, Thailand’s military leadership is preparing for further turbulence and conflict.

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