US to counter-balance ties with Thailand as PM Prayuth visits President Trump

Originally published on Channel NewsAsia on October 2, 2017

My quick Channel NewsAsia preview on the visit by Thai PM Prayuth to the White House, where US President Donald Trump is set to welcome the first Thai PM in DC since Thaksin in 2005. The visit marks a reset in the recently frosty Thai-US relations. Many thanks to Thitinan Pongsudhirak for his input.