With the disappearance of Cambodia’s sovereignty over its prime seaside as reflected in Australia’s incessant media coverage highlighting Canberra’s concerns that China is “taking over” Sihanoukville for a military base, now is the right time to remind Australia and the international community: We told you so!
As Australia continues to “monitor” the situation, the only thing that innocent Cambodians can say now is, “Don’t cry for me.”
Australia’s knee-jerk political concerns have been met with the Hun Sen regime’s denials, lies and uncooperative responses. One Australian media outlet ran the headline “Australian government unconvinced by Cambodia’s denials over Chinese military base.”
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