Army at the centre of our vicious circle

Army at the centre of our vicious circle

Gen Apirat Kongsompong speaks during his first press conference as Royal Thai Army commander on Oct 17, the session where he refused to rule out another coup. (Reuters photo)
Gen Apirat Kongsompong speaks during his first press conference as Royal Thai Army commander on Oct 17, the session where he refused to rule out another coup. (Reuters photo)

What is the point of holding a general election when a military coup is lurking just around the corner?

New army chief Gen Apirat Kongsompong made headlines last week after saying another coup is possible if political unrest returns.

Atiya Achakulwisut is a columnist, Bangkok Post.

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Atiya Achakulwisut

Columnist for the Bangkok Post

Atiya Achakulwisut is a columnist for the Bangkok Post.


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