Thailand Is Kerry's Next Test

Thailand Is Kerry's Next Test

The United States has had formal diplomatic relations with Thailand since 1833, and the country has been the most important American ally in Southeast Asia since the end of World War II. It’s a major trading partner, and is home to $13 billion in U.S. foreign investment. It’s also an important player in the fight against terrorism, allowing the United States to store equipment and come and go without approval.

All of this makes the current situation in Thailand a difficult one for Secretary of State John Kerry

he United States has had formal diplomatic relations with Thailand since 1833, and the country has been the most important American ally in Southeast Asia since the end of World War II. It’s a major trading partner, and is home to $13 billion in U.S. foreign investment. It’s also an important player in the fight against terrorism, allowing the United States to store equipment and come and go without approval. 

All of this makes the current situation in Thailand a difficult one for Secretary of State John Kerry

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