The results of the elections in Thailand in
This means democracy can be a reality if the military step aside and leave elected institutions exercise their political powers. In view of the history of coups in
It remains to see if former PM Thaksin will be able to return to his country or he will be the dragon behind the throne. His being kept outside the country as a kind of political refugee will put into question the validity of the elections and who’s really in charge of the country despite the facade of elected institutions.