Thailand Gravitates to China for Cheap Arms With No Strings Attached

Beijing has filled a void in Thailand’s arms imports since Washington scaled back cooperation after the country’s 2014 military coup

Thailand Gravitates to China for Cheap Arms With No Strings Attached

BANGKOK – In Thailand, Washington’s loss is often Beijing’s gain, and the Thai military might be seen as the latest example. Since the country’s 2014 coup, Thai-China military ties have gone from strength to strength. America’s negative response to the armed takeover saw the administration of former US president Barack Obama cut US$4.8 million in […]