New Internationalist

Articles by Mary Warren

No room left for democracy in Thailand’s political chaos

Mary Warren on the military coup and the struggle for control of the beleaguered Asian nation.

  • May 23, 2014
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Cook Islands

Black pearls, cruise ships and lively politics: Mary Warren gives the lowdown on the South Pacific atolls.

  • June 1, 2012
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Federated States of Micronesia

A profile of one of the world’s most frequently colonized and loosely assembled nation-states.

  • December 1, 2011
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Samoa

A profile of the Pacific island state.

  • March 1, 2011
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Thailand

In October 2006, Thailand expanded its list of tourist attractions with one of the world’s most laid-back military coups. Tourists and local residents alike posed for photos alongside the tanks and cheerful soldiers.

  • November 1, 2006
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Maldives

The distinctive topography of the Maldives – an archipelago of more than 1,200 small islands – allows for a strict demarcation of function. One for the capital, another for rubbish, 80 or so for tourist resorts, and one for torturing political prisoners.

  • June 1, 2006
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Burma

  • April 1, 2005
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