The Political Resurgence of the Military in Southeast Asia
Conflict and Leadership
|Publication Date:||Oct 2013|
| Book Format:||Paperback|
|List Price:||USD $54.95|
| Book Description: |
In the late 1990s, prominent scholars of civil-military relations detected a decline in the political significance of the armed forces across Southeast Asia. A decade later, however, this trend seems to have been reversed. The Thai military launched a coup in 2006, the Philippine armed forces expanded their political privileges under the Arroyo presidency, and the Burmese junta successfully engineered pseudo-democratic elections in 2010.
This book discusses the political...