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The Dark Year Since Cambodia’s 2018 Election
July 29, 2019
The Dark Year Since Cambodia’s 2018 Election
The year since the controversial poll brought growing repression at home and further isolation abroad.
The Dark Year Since Cambodia’s 2018 Election
What Next for Democracy in Cambodia?
July 24, 2019
What Next for Democracy in Cambodia?
Hun Sen has remained defiant since eradicating his political opposition. How should the world respond?
What Next for Democracy in Cambodia?
Was Cambodia Ever Really a Democracy?
July 04, 2019
Was Cambodia Ever Really a Democracy?
The coup of July 1997 cemented Hun Sen’s grip over the country, and it’s never wavered since.
Was Cambodia Ever Really a Democracy?
Cambodia’s Democracy and EU Trade Privileges: Taking a Long-Term View
February 22, 2019
Cambodia’s Democracy and EU Trade Privileges: Taking a Long-Term View
Withdrawing Cambodia’s EBA privileges might not do more harm than good.
Cambodia’s Democracy and EU Trade Privileges: Taking a Long-Term View
A New Era for Hun Sen’s Cambodia?
August 17, 2018
A New Era for Hun Sen’s Cambodia?
The election outcome all but completes the country’s transition to a one-party state.
A New Era for Hun Sen’s Cambodia?
Cheering Cambodia's Strongman
July 28, 2018
Cheering Cambodia's Strongman
Despite an intense crackdown on dissent, Hun Sen's supporters turned out for a mass rally ahead of Cambodia's elections.
Cheering Cambodia's Strongman
What’s Behind Cambodia’s War on Fake News?
July 10, 2018
What’s Behind Cambodia’s War on Fake News?
The government’s efforts to regulate fake news have raised concerns amid a wider campaign to suppress dissent as elections approach.
What’s Behind Cambodia’s War on Fake News?
Cambodia’s Ersatz Election
July 01, 2018
Cambodia’s Ersatz Election
Anxiety and crackdowns define a battle for legitimacy in Cambodia.
Cambodia’s Ersatz Election
What’s Missing From Cambodia’s Democracy?
May 22, 2018
What’s Missing From Cambodia’s Democracy?
The problems are deeper than the lack of a viable opposition party.
What’s Missing From Cambodia’s Democracy?
The State of Human Security in Cambodia
February 08, 2018
The State of Human Security in Cambodia
Questioning the success of the UN’s peacebuilding blueprint.
The State of Human Security in Cambodia
Cambodia and the West's Common Enemy: Tuberculosis
January 23, 2018
Cambodia and the West's Common Enemy: Tuberculosis
Cambodia's fight against TB has largely relied on Western aid. Will those funds continue?
Cambodia and the West's Common Enemy: Tuberculosis
Cambodia Breaks With the West
December 22, 2017
Cambodia Breaks With the West
Cambodia’s drastic renunciation of democracy in 2017 was accompanied by deteriorating relations with the US and EU.
Cambodia Breaks With the West
Cambodian Treason Case Highlights Cold War Rivalries
November 27, 2017
Cambodian Treason Case Highlights Cold War Rivalries
The case against Kem Sokha and the CNRP hearkens back to rivalries forged during Cold War proxy warfare.
Cambodian Treason Case Highlights Cold War Rivalries
Democracy in Asia: A Glass Half Full or Half Empty?
September 15, 2017
Democracy in Asia: A Glass Half Full or Half Empty?
How has democracy fared in Asia over the last decade – and what can help in pushing the agenda forward?
Democracy in Asia: A Glass Half Full or Half Empty?
Stop Hyping Up Sam Rainsy's Return to Cambodia
June 20, 2017
Stop Hyping Up Sam Rainsy's Return to Cambodia
It is not clear what good the opposition figure’s reentry would do for him, his party, or his country.
Stop Hyping Up Sam Rainsy's Return to Cambodia
Why the US Must Forgive Cambodia's War Debt
April 22, 2017
Why the US Must Forgive Cambodia's War Debt
Two wrongs do not make a right.
Why the US Must Forgive Cambodia's War Debt
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