Dealing with Dictators
Dealing with Dictators
Trump Comes Under Fire For Duterte Invite

The decision to schmooze the Philippine strongman means there won’t be any public denunciation of his erratic regime. But maybe that’s not such a bad thing.

Dealing with Dictators
Former Officers: Cold US-Thailand Relations Give China an In

Experts agree: hectoring Thailand about its slide into authoritarianism is counterproductive policy.

Dealing with Dictators
Thailand Goes to Russia

U.S. condemnation of the Thai regime on human rights issues has chilled relations with this key regional power—and so Bangkok is getting friendly with Russia and China.

Dealing with Dictators
The Authoritarian Moment in Thailand

Thailand’s junta is replacing its system of martial law with “dictator law.” It would be a mistake for the U.S. to cut off relations with Bangkok, however.

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