U.S.-Thai Relations


Recalibrating Thai-U.S. Relations

August 29, 2018

Blog Post

The United States and Thailand are long-standing allies. It is somewhat remarkable that one of America’s oldest bilateral partners, with 185 years of official relations, is a Southeast Asian kingdom on the other side of the world. For Thailand, the United States has played a critical role in past moments of crisis, helping it, for example, to weath… Read more


The Future of Thai-U.S. Relations

August 29, 2018


Views of Thai and American Leaders on the Bilateral Relationship and Ways Forward After a few challenging years, the bilateral relationship between the United States and Thailand is showing clear signs of improvement. These positive developments provide an important window of opportunity to strengthen the relationship. Changes in the geopolitical c… Read more


Strengthening Relations between Thailand and the United States

August 1, 2018

Program Snapshot Post

The Asia Foundation is leading a series of programs to encourage stronger relations between Thailand and the United States. Thailand is America’s oldest friend and ally in Asia, a connection dating to the presidency of James Monroe. However, bilateral relations have been under strain in recent years with the growing influence of China and the chall… Read more