About the Author

Matt is South East Asia Analyst at the International Crisis Group, based in Bangkok. He holds degrees from Harvard University and Sarah Lawrence College. He is a native of Baltimore, Maryland.

Can Thailand Really Hide a Rebellion

Past fellow Matt Wheeler contributed an opinion piece in the New York Times, addressing the Malay-Muslim insurgents and the Thai government’s efforts to divert attention from them. http://www.nytimes.com/2016/08/23/opinion/can-thailand-really-hide-a-rebellion.html?_r=1 The Washington Post interviewed Matt as well, regarding militant attacks

Matthew Wheeler Newsletters

Fellowship Years: 2002-2004 Fellowship Topic: Relations among and between nations along the Mekong River Fellowship Area: Thailand Thailand and Terrorism After Bali On the Border with Colonel Kurtz Thoughts from Bangkok on the Anti-Thai Riot in Phnom Penh Viva Mong La! Shan State of Mind: Kengtung From Marketplace to Battlefield: Counting the Costs