Mary Warren on the military coup and the struggle for control of the beleaguered Asian nation.
Articles by Mary Warren
Black pearls, cruise ships and lively politics: Mary Warren gives the lowdown on the South Pacific atolls.
- June 1, 2012
A profile of one of the world’s most frequently colonized and loosely assembled nation-states.
- December 1, 2011
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
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