Thailand’s Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha will meet US President Donald Trump at White House in October

US President Donald Trump will host Thai junta chief Prayuth Chan-ocha at the White House next Tuesday, in a personal coup for a Thai autocrat who was shunned by Barack Obama’s administration for his regime’s poor rights record.
Ties between the long-time allies were strained by Prayuth’s 2014 coup, which ushered in Thailand’s most authoritarian government in a generation.
But Trump’s administration has started to reset relations with the junta government. Since he…