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Thais Tire of Corruption, Democratic Delays

When Thailand’s army took power in a bloodless coup four years ago, it promised to bring happiness back to the “Land of Smiles” and return the country to democratic rule within two years. The military said the coup was needed to stop further violence after months of street protests and to stamp out corruption that had plagued Thailand for decades. But as the coup’s fourth anniversary approaches May 22, the ruling junta, or National Council for Peace and Order (NCPO), is facing a...

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