A Jungle Airstrip Stirs Suspicions About China’s Plans for Cambodia

A Jungle Airstrip Stirs Suspicions About China’s Plans for Cambodia Source: the New York Time Down the coast from Dara Sakor, American military officials say, China has reached a deal for exclusive rights to expand an existing Cambodian naval base, even as Beijing denies military intentions in the country. “We are concerned that the runway …

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Cambodia’s Disastrous Dependence on China: A History Lesson

FCambodia’s Disastrous Dependence on China: A History Lesson Op-Ed: The Diplomate Overdependence on China undermines Cambodia’s national security. We know because it’s happened before.By Chansambath BongDecember 04, 2019 In May 1965, then-Prince Norodom Sihanouk of Cambodia terminated diplomatic relations with the United States. In so doing, he altered his strict adherence of neutrality in foreign policy to align …

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Buying Cambodia: China’s long embrace of a tyrant

CAMBODIACHINESE SEPTEMBER 1, 2019 Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen (L) shakes hands with Chinese President Xi Jinping before their meeting at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on April 29, 2019. Photo: AFP/Madoka Ikegami/Pool Buying Cambodia: China’s long embrace of a tyrant Authoritarian PM Hun Sen has reportedly given Beijing the green light …

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China’s New Naval Base: Cambodia

China’s New Naval Base: Cambodia by Debalina GhoshalAugust 12, 2019 at 4:00 am “[Scepticism] has grown louder recently, with the release of satellite images from the European Space Agency showing that the runway for the site’s airport is far longer than is required for civilian aircraft” — Andrew Nachemson, Cambodia-based journalist, South China Morning Post, March 5, …

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