Hun Manet passes the honour guard during a ceremony in Phnom Penh to accept 290 Chinese military trucks. Photo: AFP Hun Manet passes the honour guard during a ceremony in Phnom Penh to accept 290 Chinese military trucks. Photo: AFP
Hun Manet passes the honour guard during a ceremony in Phnom Penh to accept 290 Chinese military trucks. Photo: AFP

Hun Manet, Cambodia’s leader in waiting: US military-educated, but China’s man?

  • Hun Manet, the eldest son of Prime Minister Hun Sen, is widely tipped to succeed his father
  • Educated at America’s Military Academy, he was seen as a potential ally for the US but since returning home he has rebuilt the military with China’s help

Topic |   China-Asean relations
Hun Manet passes the honour guard during a ceremony in Phnom Penh to accept 290 Chinese military trucks. Photo: AFP Hun Manet passes the honour guard during a ceremony in Phnom Penh to accept 290 Chinese military trucks. Photo: AFP
Hun Manet passes the honour guard during a ceremony in Phnom Penh to accept 290 Chinese military trucks. Photo: AFP
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