Thai Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha casts his ballot. Photo: Reuters

Why Thailand’s junta feels it needs a veneer of legitimacy

With dictatorships going out of fashion, military turns to ‘hybrid politics’ in effort to free its hands from costly coercion – and take a tighter grip on power

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Thai Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha casts his ballot. Photo: Reuters
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