Demolition of US-built facility at Southeast Asian base raises new fears about a secret Chinese military deal

A US-built facility at Cambodia's Ream Naval Base was demolished in September, according to satellite images published by the Center for Strategic and International Studies.

Cambodia demolished a US-built building at a naval base there last month, adding to concerns about a secret deal allowing China’s military to use the base, even as Cambodia played down its actions.

Satellite images published by the Center for Strategic and International Studies last week showed the building, the Tactical Headquarters of the National Committee for Maritime Security, was torn down in September.

Another US-built facility nearby, the Rigid-Hulled Inflatable Boat Ramp and Boat Maintenance Facility, is still standing in the photos, taken on October 1.

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