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Thai court dissolves FFP
A few days ago, Thailand’s Constitutional Court dissolved the opposition Future Forward Party on grounds it took an illegal loan from its leader, the charismatic auto parts scion, Thanathorn Juangroongruangkit. The Court imposed a 10-year ban on 16 of the Future Forward Party’s executive members. Thanathorn defended the $6.1...
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Conflict with Iran, Peace with the Taliban: Consequences of US Policies...

Two developments, currently underway, are going to shape the geopolitical architecture of Asia for many decades to come, in case the conflict between the...
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Trump’s Middle East Peace Plan: Not a Labor of Love

The US President Donald Trump has recently come up with the much-anticipated ‘peace plan’ to resolve Palestine-Israel issue, the conflict of the century. The...
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Bolsonaro and Modi: A Populist Union

As India gets ready for its seventieth Republic Day celebrations all eyes would be on Jair Bolsonaro who is going to be the guest...
Thai student protests
Last Friday’s Constitutional Court verdict saw the dissolution of the second largest opposition party in Thailand, the Future Forward Party. The Thai Court dissolved the party after their charismatic leader, Thanathorn Juangroonggruangkit gave the party a $9 million loan to finance their election campaign, supposedly violation of the 10...
Thai court dissolves FFP
A few days ago, Thailand’s Constitutional Court dissolved the opposition Future Forward Party on grounds it took an illegal loan from its leader, the charismatic auto parts scion, Thanathorn Juangroongruangkit. The Court imposed a 10-year ban on 16 of the Future Forward Party’s executive members. Thanathorn defended the $6.1...
A nurse prepares medicine for coronavirus patients
Early in 1984, the Vietnamese authorities who had occupied Cambodia since the fall of the Khmer Rouge in 1979 decided that a wall had to be built to seal the border between Cambodia and Thailand. The requisitioning of civilians to build the wall, known as ‘K5’ started in September 1984....
Garment workers of Cambodia
After more than a year of discussion, the European Union decided to suspend Cambodia’s trade privileges under the “Everything But Arms” (EBA) scheme. The EU suspension is scheduled to affect more than 20 percent of Cambodia’s exports to Europe, or approximately $1.1 billion in exports every year. The move...