On 10 February 2015, Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha, with his usual candor, told reporters that “Thailand is different from other countries. If something cannot be solved [by the government], the military will solve it.” This statement embodies a number of assumptions, but perhaps most important for Thailand today is the idea that military intervention is a perfectly legitimate method of overcoming political challenges.
Asian Studies | Military and Veterans Studies
Academy of Management
RICKS, Jacob, "Norms and military interventions, guest post by Jacob I. Ricks" (2015). Research Collection School of Social Sciences. Paper 2400.
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