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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...
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...