Chansambath Bong

Chansambath Bong is a researcher at the Asian Vision Institute, a think-tank based in Phnom Penh, Cambodia.

Articles by Chansambath Bong (2)

Making Sense of Cambodia’s Reaction to AUKUS

Chansambath Bong

Cambodia’s reaction to the trilateral nuclear-technology sharing deal between Australia, the United Kingdom and the United States can best be described as lukewarm. It would be an oversimplification to say that AUKUS will have no adverse effects on Southeast Asia.

Unpacking Cambodia’s 2022 Defence White Paper

Chansambath Bong

Cambodia’s 2022 Defence White Paper reiterates longstanding priorities of border security, counterterrorism and domestic stability like its predecessors, but contains an unprecedented focus on cyber defence and ambitious modernisation goals.