Thailand is stuck in a US-China tug of war

Commentaries and Op-eds February 11, 2015, The Australian Business Review, Business Spectator

As many analysts have cautioned, Thailand has swung closer to China’s orbit since the junta took control in May 2014. This wasn’t Nostradamus-level foresight. The US was always going to have a tough time publicly maintaining relations with a military government, particularly with so much riding on Myanmar’s democratic transition next door (ie. Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign).

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