Why China’s New Cambodia Military Boost Matters

Beijing’s recent assistance once again spotlights the strengthening defense ties between the two countries.

This week, Cambodia revealed that China had given it yet another round of military assistance as part of a visit by its defense minister to the Southeast Asian state. The move represents just the latest effort by both sides to boost their defense ties in 2018 as they commemorate 60 years of their bilateral relations and Cambodia moves toward elections next month, which represents a major test for the ruling party.

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