Protesters in Bangkok mark the fourth year of junta rule. Photo: AFP

What the Thai army took from Thaksin Shinawatra’s playbook

The junta once criticised the exiled former prime minister’s appeals to Thailand’s rural voters as populism. Now, under pressure to hold elections, it’s turning to the same people – in an effort to be popular

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Protesters in Bangkok mark the fourth year of junta rule. Photo: AFP
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