10 Things President Obama Should Do in Laos

Let’s hope that Obama get’s the Lao Treatment and show him what Lao people are like.

Little Laos on the Prairie

Well, this is a first for a United States president. Earlier this week, President Obama announced that he’ll visit Laos by end of 2016. Just in time for the ASEAN economic summit that Laos is hosting as current chair and member.  After White House National Security Advisor Ben Rhodes visited Laos to learn about the UXO issue and after the memorable visit by former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton– it was only time before POTUS himself would make an appearance. As the pivot towards economically-booming Southeast Asia continues and on the heels of the Trans Pacific Partnership Agreement, this will no doubt seal President Obama’s legacy before his term ends.

President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama and Laos President Choummaly Sayasone and Madame Keosaychay Sayasone in New York City, 2015 (Photo: US Embassy Vientiane) President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama and Laos President Choummaly Sayasone and Madame Keosaychay Sayasone in New York City, 2015 (Photo: US Embassy Vientiane)

We could be biased but while we know that Laos is quite arguably the coolest…

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