REUTERS/Chaiwat Subprasom - Malaysia's King Abdul Halim Mu'adzam Shah and Thailand's Crown Prince Maha Vajiralongkorn at a welcome ceremony at the Royal Military Airport in Bangkok, Thailand, September 2, 2013.

Opinion | Southeast Asia View

Monarchy and modern politics in Southeast Asia

September 2015, Michael Vatikiotis

In this Southeast Asia View, Michael Vatikiotis discusses the ties that Southeast Asia's monarchs have to politics and political stability in their countries, focusing on Thailand and Malaysia.