On Sunday, Thailand's military junta extended its rule by at least seven more months, when its handpicked reform council rejected a constitution that their own committee had drafted. The vote was 135 against and 105 for, and it all but ensured that a return to some semblance of democracy in Thailand will be put on hold for the foreseeable future.

Desire to postpone elections

Thailand's military junta took power in May 2014 and called for a reform period of two years, leading some in Thaila...

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