Articles by Paul Chambers

Scrutinising Thailand’s 2019 annual military reshuffle

The annual military reshuffle shows a military leadership in transition.

What if Thailand’s junta can’t control the military?

General Prayuth may lead a government after elections this month, but his authority within the armed forces has long been waning.

A rebuke against a sister and the personalising of monarchical control

Paul Chambers on King Vajiralongkorn's expanding control over state forces

Guardian of the kingdom

What Rama IX’s passing means for Thailand’s military.

Thailand’s knights of the realm

A new book traces the role of the police and the military in the modern political history of Thailand.