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Opinion

Thailand's long descent into economic darkness

K-shaped trajectory shows the generals lack a battle plan

| Thailand
Prayuth Chan-O-Cha forgot to guard Thailand's left flank.   © Sipa/AP

William Pesek is an award-winning Tokyo-based journalist and author of "Japanization: What the World Can Learn from Japan's Lost Decades."

As the globe sees flickers of light at the end of the pandemic-era tunnel, the view from Bangkok looks rather dark.

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