Thais sob as they wait to pay their last respects to the late King Bhumibol outside the Grand Palace in Bangkok. Photo: AP Thais sob as they wait to pay their last respects to the late King Bhumibol outside the Grand Palace in Bangkok. Photo: AP
Thais sob as they wait to pay their last respects to the late King Bhumibol outside the Grand Palace in Bangkok. Photo: AP

Thai King Bhumibol Adulyadej

No silver lining as Thailand loses a beloved king – and a major force for stability

Joshua Kurlantzick says with an unpopular crown prince waiting in line, it won’t be easy for the nation to find its way out of the clouds shrouding its future

Topic |   Thai King Bhumibol Adulyadej
Thais sob as they wait to pay their last respects to the late King Bhumibol outside the Grand Palace in Bangkok. Photo: AP Thais sob as they wait to pay their last respects to the late King Bhumibol outside the Grand Palace in Bangkok. Photo: AP
Thais sob as they wait to pay their last respects to the late King Bhumibol outside the Grand Palace in Bangkok. Photo: AP
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