Pasuk Phongpaichit and Chris Baker have co­authored numerous books on Thailand, including A History of Thailand and Thaksin, and translated the verse epic The Tale of Khun Chang Khun Phaen. In 2018 they won the Fukuoka Grand Prize. They live in Bangkok. 
(May 2018)

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Thailand Is Not Lost

Thai and US soldiers at the end of a live-fire military display, Nakhon Ratchasima, Thailand, February 2017

Thailand: Shifting Ground Between the US and a Rising China

by Benjamin Zawacki
The idea of one country “losing” another implies ownership. It belongs to the vocabularies of the cold war and the Great Game. In Thailand: Shifting Ground Between the US and a Rising China, Benjamin Zawacki argues that since around 2000 the US has “lost” Thailand to China through negligence and …