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Thai military draws up 20-year national political blueprint

Prime minister rewrites the political rulebook to 'straitjacket' future governments

Thailand's Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha has consistently put off a general election and is now rolling out his 20-year blueprint for military control.    © Reuters

BANGKOK -- Thailand's ruling generals are fine tuning a strategy that will ensure the country remains in their grip for at least the next 20 years.

Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha has been reviewing the plan this week before submitting it to the palace for approval during a  90-day window.

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