Council On Foreign Relations: Potential Scenarios in Thailand’s Election – Either Way, the Outlook Cannot be Optimistic

The Council On Foreign Relations report (source) with the conclusion – Either way, the outlook cannot be optimistic.

The conclusion the Council gives is in line with what many have said, and the answer is the Thai political class, on the side of Democracy and anti military junta brings up, is with the election, the environment would change, meaning the military will be kept in check by the election result. This keeping the military in check, however, is a subject that is often speculated and the answer comes back to one question, what is the prospect of mass un-rest again in Thailand, meaning large protest.

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