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Anthony Volk

Anthony Volk is a staff writer for the Harvard International Review.

A Thai student holds a poster reading "vote no = no coup " at Thammasat University in Bangkok, Thailand, Sunday, Aug. 7, 2016. Thai voters on Sunday overwhelmingly approved a new junta-backed constitution that lays the foundation for a civilian government influenced by the military and controlled by appointed - rather than elected - officials. (AP Photo/Sakchai Lalit)
37(4) Fall 2016, Global Notebook, Politics, Southeast Asia

Voice and the Thai Referendum

A few days before Thailand’s constitutional referendum this August, I watched as government-sponsored “get out and vote” ads flashed across screens in one of the stations along Bangkok’s...
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36(4) Summer 2015, Global Notebook, Human Rights, Middle East, Politics

Liberalism in the Middle East

In a recent statement to Huffington Post Editor-in-Chief Arianna Huffington, Jordanian Queen Rania advocated dropping the first ‘I’ in ISIS, stating that “there’s nothing...