Thailand’s Prayut running on a false sense of security

Ever since staging his 2014 democracy-suspending military coup, Thai Prime Minister Prayut Chan-ocha has blamed the elected politicians he overthrew, sidelined and silenced for the country’s entrenched political problems. That refrain, repeated for years now on his nationally televised weekly address, in public speeches and in media remarks, was previously conveyed to justify his anti-democratic […]