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U.S. Worried (Again) About New Chinese Military Base… This Time in Cambodia

File image of Cambodian navy personnel at the Ream naval base in Preah Sihanouk province, which China is reportedly expanding. TANG CHHIN Sothy / AFP

Ream Naval Base, a naval facility in Cambodia on the Gulf of Thailand currently being expanded by Chinese contractors, will accommodate Chinese military vessels, according to reports in The Washington Post and other publications. 

This is the newest in a series of reports in prominent Western outlets featuring allegations by mostly unnamed officials of possible Chinese bases in the Global South.

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