Cambodia’s Troubling Tilt Toward China

When Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen claimed a landslide victory in the country’s July 29 elections, most international observers quickly denounced the results as rigged. Given that the election has helped consolidate Hun Sen’s 33-year, increasingly authoritarian hold on power, these accusations are troubling. Even more troubling, however, may be Hun Sen’s recent tilt toward China and the increasing local and regional benefits Beijing is receiving from its relationship with Cambodia.

Read the full story: https://www.foreignaffairs.com/articles/china/2018-08-17/cambodias-troubling-tilt-toward-china

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