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The 1950s was a period of great uncertainty for Thailand. With its neighbours caught up in communist insurrections, the kingdom needed a strong ally to protect it against a possible Red invasion. Meanwhile, the United States needed a friendly base to launch their anti-communist plans in Southeast Asia. Their interests converged and they hooked up. This paper studies US attempts to bolster Thailand against communism with the use of psychological warfare. During this period, neither country was involved in large-scale physical fighting in Southeast Asia at that time, taking the fight to the psychological level. Individual governments were making decisions and responding based on impressions and perceptions founded on what they thought the opposing side was doing.