Four years and three different chiefs. Is the National Security Council in the same boat as the Transport and Education ministries: another political victim?
As a key agency responsible for security policy for the government, it requires a closer look at what direction the NSC will take from Oct 1 when it has a new leader.
NSC officials were optimistic that their office would settle down and they could get back on track after Thawil Pliengsri's promotion from deputy to secretary-general four years ago. His qualifications and background were in no doubt, as well as his leadership and the respect he had from his staff.
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