CFR Presents

Asia Unbound

CFR experts give their take on the cutting-edge issues emerging in Asia today.

Print Print Email Email Share Share Cite Cite
Style: MLA APA Chicago Close

loading...

Democracy in Retreat

by Joshua Kurlantzick
December 27, 2012

Thai riot police detain an anti-government protester during a rally in Bangkok November 24, 2012. In “Democracy of Retreat”, published by the Council on Foreign Relations and Yale University Press, Joshua Kurlantzick examines the regression of democracy in Thailand, among other countries. Thai riot police detain an anti-government protester during a rally in Bangkok November 24, 2012. In “Democracy of Retreat”, published by the Council on Foreign Relations and Yale University Press, Joshua Kurlantzick examines the regression of democracy in Thailand, among other countries (Sukree Sukplang/Courtesy Reuters).

My new book, Democracy in Retreat—which examines the rollback of democracy in countries as varied as Thailand, Malaysia, and Russia—comes out in a few weeks. The reviews have started to come in, and John Berthelsen of Asia Sentinel, who has extensive experience covering Southeast Asian politics, offers his take. You can read the review in its entirety here.

Post a Comment

CFR seeks to foster civil and informed discussion of foreign policy issues. Opinions expressed on CFR blogs are solely those of the author or commenter, not of CFR, which takes no institutional positions. All comments must abide by CFR's guidelines and will be moderated prior to posting.

* Required