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Thailand

Asian Subways and American Decline

Asia may not have caught up with the United States in technology, wealth, or power, but its subway systems are impressive compared to some of those in crumbling urban America.

Thailand: The Price of Womanhood

Medical experts and news media speculate that Caitlyn Jenner spent roughly $70,000 on facial feminization surgery. In Thailand, the procedure costs substantially less, without sacrificing results.

August 17, 2017

Asia in the Time of Trump

Richard Bernstein

While the U.S. lives through the domestic storms of the Trump presidency, China is moving boldly in Asia, with historic consequences for American friends, from Taiwan to Thailand.

July 23, 2014

Thailand: Is Democracy Doomed?

Richard Bernstein

Thailand is the land of smiles, free elections, and military coups. Why have its efforts at electoral democracy always failed, and can they ever succeed?

October 30, 2012

Along the Burma Road: Soft Power and Piracy

Gary Knight, Jeff Howe

The geopolitics of Southeast Asia are shifting rapidly and China's influence can be seen in the shipping routes along the Mekong--and in the soft power it exercises in countries such as Burma.

August 14, 2012

Thailand's Trash: Is There Room For Sustainability?

Adam Janofsky

In Thailand, one of the world's most rapidly developing countries, sustainability often takes the backseat to economic growth. But rising levels of pollution and depletion could be disastrous.

July 02, 2011

The Plight of the Burmese in Thailand

Jesse Hardman

Millions of Burmese cross over to Thailand to escape political, social and economic hardships. But labor traffickers prevent many Burmese from achieving a better life.

Museum of Current Crises

This lesson plan outlines a project that allows students the opportunity to connect with a contemporary crisis somewhere in the world.