Regional Outlook, Global Perspective

CAMBODIA’S BALANCE BETWEEN CHINA, VIETNAM

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Khmer Times-Sep 27, 2018

Maintaining a flexible, stable equilibrium between key strategic and economic partners is a matter of long-term survival for a small nation like Cambodia. The Cambodian ruling elites are fully aware that losing balance and neutrality will lead to political instability at home given the fact that Cambodia is very much vulnerable to rising geopolitical competition and structural uncertainties. However, implementing a balanced foreign policy is not easy at all and requires continuous examination and re-examination of Cambodia’s positioning in a fluid international system.

Read more at: https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50536924/cambodias-balance-between-china-vietnam/

First published in: Khmer Times

 

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