Eurasia Group | Thais vote for (another) new constitution

Thais vote for (another) new constitution

Eurasia Live
10 August 2016 | 09:30 AM ET
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Thailand's military offered Thai voters a new constitution last weekend, and enough of them showed up and voted yes to approve it. Why would those who want a restoration of democracy vote for a document that enshrines the military's political power? Are things going to get better in Thailand? What will it take for a full return to civilian rule?

Southeast Asia analyst Christian Lewis discusses Thailand's latest vote and unpacks its complex political implications.