Calls for Egypt-style soft coup in Thailand : why they will fail
Teresita Cruz-Del Rosario
Date of Issue2013
S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies
Unresolved conflict and continuing divisions within Thailand have sparked calls for an Egypt-style soft coup. Military intervention will not resolve the problems of a country that has learnt from a coup in 2006 that generals are unable to manage an economy, deliver public goods, and forge a national consensus.
RSIS Commentaries, 138-13
Nanyang Technological University