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In Washington: Political Dynamics in Thailand

May 2, 2007

By With Dr. James Klein, Country Representative in Thailand, The Asia Foundation

With Dr. James Klein, Country Representative in Thailand, The Asia Foundation

The Asia Foundation is pleased to invite you to a luncheon discussion with Dr. James Klein, who will provide first-hand insight and analysis of recent developments in Thailand, in particular political developments since the September 19, 2006 military coup, and Thai perceptions of the current environment.

Dr. Klein has been a long-time Southeast Asian specialist having lived in the region for over 25 years. Since 1996, Dr. Klein has been the Foundation’s resident Representative in Bangkok. Before then he served as The Asia Foundation’s Representative to Cambodia and Malaysia. His introduction to Asia came when he served as a Peace Corps volunteer in Khon Kaen, Thailand from 1973 to 1976. Dr. Klein has a Ph.D. in History and Southeast Asian Studies from Northern Illinois University.


The Carnegie Endowment for International Peace Building, Choate Room, Ground Floor

1779 Massachusetts Avenue, NW


To attend, or for more information, please contact Ms. Nicole Sayres at, or 202-588-9420 ext. 1313. If leaving a message, please include your name, title, affiliation, and contact details.

As seating is limited, please RSVP by Tuesday, May 15th.

Related locations: Thailand, Washington DC


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