Politics | Ahead of Trump, Cambodia edges further away from US

Ahead of Trump, Cambodia edges further away from US

Cambodia's cancellation of joint US military exercises, known as Angkor Sentinel, underscores stronger ties to China and uncertain prospects under Trump

Phnom Penh, January 23, 2017 2:16 PM (UTC+8)
United States personnel prepare a coffin at the Phnom Penh International Airport during a repatriation ceremony on April 2, 2014. Remains believed to belong to missing US military service members found in Cambodia's Kampong Cham province were repatriated back to the US in a ceremony. The US Embassy said that ninety American soldiers were originally missing in Cambodia from the Vietnam Conflict, thirty-seven individuals have been recovered and identified, while 53 remain missing. Photo: Reuters / Samrang Pring
United States personnel prepare a coffin at the Phnom Penh International Airport during a repatriation ceremony on April 2, 2014. Remains believed to belong to missing US military service members found in Cambodia's Kampong Cham province were repatriated back to the US in a ceremony. The US Embassy said that ninety American soldiers were originally missing in Cambodia from the Vietnam Conflict, thirty-seven individuals have been recovered and identified, while 53 remain missing. Photo: Reuters / Samrang Pring