Thai King offered ‘pretext for unity,’ now country faces uncertain future

King Bhumibol Adulyadej of Thailand, the world’s longest-reigning monarch and a revered figure in Thai politics, died earlier today. Cornell experts are available to talk about King Adulyadej’s legacy and impact on Thailand’s politics and society. Tom Pepinsky, a Southeast Asia expert and associate professor of government at Cornell University, refers to the king’s death […]

Southeast Asia expert in Jakarta says location of attack is symbolic

Suicide bombers and gunmen attacked the capital of Indonesia on Thursday morning. The Islamic State has taken responsibility for the attacks that have left two civilians and five attackers dead. Tom Pepinsky, a Southeast Asia expert and associate professor of Government at Cornell University, was in Jakarta when the blasts hit and says the location of […]