Global Insider

Thai Corruption Crackdown Helps Military Consolidate Power

By The Editors

Last month, seven police officers were arrested in Thailand on corruption charges, part of a wider anti-corruption campaign by the ruling junta. In an email interview, Douglas Olthof, a doctoral candidate at Simon Fraser University, discussed the ongoing corruption crackdown in Thailand.

Country Report

Illiberal Democracy: How Hungary’s Orban Is Testing Europe

Recently a country that is both a NATO ally and a member of the European Union has come under fire for rejecting core Western values: Hungary. What has gone wrong? Most of Hungary’s growing band of international critics lay the blame squarely at the door of Prime Minister Viktor Orban.