The death of longtime Thai King Bhumipol Adulyadej and the succession of his son, King Vajiralongkorn, marks the beginning of a sensitive period in Thai politics entering 2017. Murray Hiebert, Deputy Director of the CSIS Southeast Asia Program, joins the podcast to discuss the legacy of King Bhumipol, assess the status of Thai political institutions, and project what the future holds for the junta government in Thailand.
Hosted by Will Colson. Audio edited by Ribka Gemilangsari. Written and produced by Jeffrey Bean.
Murray Hiebert serves as senior associate of the Southeast Asia Program at CSIS.