Cambodia and ASEAN Chairmanship 2022: Opportunities and Preparedness in the Process of ASEAN Political-Security Community Building

Cambodia was the last country to become a member of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) on April 30, 1999. Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Prime Minister Hun Sen, who brought Cambodia into ASEAN, mentioned four main factors that make Cambodia a member of ASEAN: (1) Non-interference in each other’s internal affairs, through which ASEAN has become an[…]

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Cambodia and the US: Ties to be Mended, Trust to be Restored

The first direct official diplomatic relations between Cambodia and the US were established in July 1950. The diplomatic relations between the two countries have lasted for more than 70 years. However, these relations seem not to be matured enough for their age. These relations have been complicated and unpredictable since before and after Cambodia gained independence. Over the past 70[…]

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An Overview of 65 Years of Cambodia-Russia Relations

13 May marks the 65th anniversary of Cambodia-Russia relations. Looking back 65 years ago, on 13 May 1956, Cambodia and the Soviet Union established diplomatic relations. Over the 65 years, the relations between Cambodia and the Soviet Union then the Russian Federation have been impacted by national as well as regional and global politics. Despites geographical partition and distance, people[…]

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