Washington’s lackey: The real price of Thaksin’s deal with the CIA

“Thaksin is very good for us” – that was how the American ambassador in Bangkok described the Prime Minister of Thailand in March 2005, according to a cable released by Wikileaks. Six months later, the ambassador argued in a subsequent cable: “Thaksin is comfortable in the presence of Americans. With American visitors, he refers to himself as an ‘honorary Texan&rsq...

The Problem with Tycoons in Thai Politics

What hides behind some political parties contesting for power in the name of democracy, is an authoritarian reality behind closed doors. Those parties in question are ones with a direct owner or in...

Thaksin's Montenegrin Citizenship: Reasons Left Unanswered

In April 2009, six months after his conviction in absentia, Thaksin arrived in Monrovia, capital of Liberia. He was travelling on Montenegrin passport. The news shocked both Thai and Montenegrin ci...

Abhisit’s Craving: Is he willing to sell Democrats to Pheu Thai for PM Seat?

Political analysts have been speculating that a potential partnership between the Pheu Thai party and the Democrats may occur as the 2019 Thai election will take place in less than a month. This wo...

Soros-Thaksin: An Evil Partnership Built On A Financial Crisis

In 1998 Thaksin was hired by the Carlyle Group, one of the world’s largest and most controversial investment firms. Soros has been a major investor in Carlyle Group since 1993. In M...

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