Thailand’s Gen. Prayuth Chan-ocha Prolongs his Grip on Power

Thailand’s Gen. Prayuth Chan-ocha Prolongs his Grip on Power

. . BANGKOK – Thailand’s Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha repeatedly presents himself as a reluctant leader, and yet he is now on track to become his country’s longest-ruling strongman since the 1970s. Gen.Prayuth seized power in May 2014 to, as he put it, rescue his turmoil-racked nation and “return happiness to the people”. But the […]