The Unspoken Elephant in the Room: The Thai Monarchy, Corruption, and the Cursed Symbol of Thai Political Dysfunction

Bangkok’s Suvarnabhumi International Airport: The Unspoken Elephant in the Room: The Thai Monarchy, Corruption, and the Cursed Symbol of Thai Political Dysfunction By Nate Thayer May 23, 2014 The story might go something like: So what is the fuss all about in Thailand? Endless political instability created by a frenzy of factions competing for political power […]

Dying Breath: The inside story of Pol Pot’s last days and the disintegration of the movement he created

Dying Breath The inside story of Pol Pot’s last days and the disintegration of the movement he created The Far Eastern Economic Review                                                                                    April 30, 1998 By Nate Thayer in Preah Vihear province   As Pol Pot’s body lies bloating 100 metres away in a spartan shack, exhausted Khmer Rouge leaders gather in a […]

Thai Border: A Wild West of Anarchy

Thai Border: A Wild West of Anarchy By Nate Thayer Phnom Penh Post Friday, 20 November 1992 BANGKOK, Thailand-Thai officials, black market traders, and U.N. workers who have operated on the Thai-Cambodian border for years say U.N. efforts to impose economic sanctions against the Khmer Rouge will be virtually impossible to enforce. The U.N. hopes […]