Network Monarchy

27 Nov 2020
This article will explain the relationship between the monarchy and the armed forces in the modern reign in 2 parts: 1) royal government agencies which are directly under royal command; and 2) relations with the armed forces which the King has created through recently developed networks.
24 Jun 2017
Seminal historian Thongchai Winichakul argues that Thailand’s many constitutions have progressively torn power from the people to be placed back in the hands of the King —  a process seen most clearly in the latest charter.
11 May 2016
An academic has claimed that the network monarchy in Thailand played a role in the political success of Banharn Silpa-archa, the former Prime Minister who passed away recently. A politician adds that his non-confrontational strategy enabled his party to align with any government.
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