Pita Limjaroenrat, the leader of Thailand’s opposition Move Forward Party, waves to his supporters, in Bangkok, Monday, May 15, 2023.Credit: AP Photo/Wason Wanichakorn

More from George MacLeod, managing partner, Access Asia, a political risk firm. George is a board member of Opposition International.

It’s not a question of whether the establishment will play spoiler, but of when and how.