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Junta Backers Dream of Validation in US Coup

Junta supporters are using the images of anti-Trump protesters burning objects, including one defecating in public, as proof Americans are no better than Thais at respecting democracy.

Breaking the Hegemony of Oct 6, 1976 History

History is not to be memorized but to be debated, explained and interpreted through various lenses. When monopolized, history has deprived society of having different ways to look at things. The history of the Oct. 6, 1976 massacre is no exception.

Editorial: Preah Vihear and Maturity

(13 November) The International Court of Justice (ICJ) ruling on the ownership of the territory around Preah Vihear Temple has turned out to be what many sides have expected: that the ICJ would rule the case with the intention to promote peace between Thailand and Cambodia in mind.

The Absurdity and Logic of Dictatorial Power

By Pravit Rojanaphruk
Senior Staff Writer

Editorial: Grow Up Thai Junta, and Learn About Democracy

Instead of throwing a juvenile temper tantrum, the Thai military should comply with the United States government's calls for lifting martial law and returning to democratic rule immediately.

Sex, Politics and Intolerance. Or, Am I Gay?

Advancement, or at a minimum, tolerance for LGBT rights would go a long way to advancing democracy. Tolerance, if not the full embrace of different gender identities, can foster political tolerance if not acceptance of differing views and ideologies.

The Limits of Chinese Soft Power

By Joseph S. Nye

China's New World Order

By Zhang Jun

Letters To Editors: 27 May 2013

Cutting Off Electricity-WaterDear Khaosod Editors,I have read the news about a house fire in Phitsanulok which killed 2 children. The fire happened because the...

Editorial: 11 June 2013

Who Was Who In 2010 It is not surprising to see Mr. Suthep Thueksuban, former vice Prime Minister and former director of the so-called Center...

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