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Hun Manet: The Next Prime Minister of Cambodia?
June 08, 2019
Hun Manet: The Next Prime Minister of Cambodia?
The issue of succession continues to loom large in Cambodia’s politics.
Hun Manet: The Next Prime Minister of Cambodia?
Japan Should Stop Acting Like China in Cambodia
March 22, 2019
Japan Should Stop Acting Like China in Cambodia
Tokyo is fighting a losing battle for Hun Sen’s support, and selling its own legacy in the democratization of Cambodia short.
Japan Should Stop Acting Like China in Cambodia
Can ASEAN Play a Greater Role in the Mekong Subregion?
January 30, 2019
Can ASEAN Play a Greater Role in the Mekong Subregion?
ASEAN should aim to be “central” in the Mekong subregion too.
Can ASEAN Play a Greater Role in the Mekong Subregion?
Hun Sen's Monument to Himself
December 31, 2018
Hun Sen's Monument to Himself
The Cambodian prime minister inaugurated a monument celebrating his own achievements.
Hun Sen's Monument to Himself
European Sanctions Are a Response to Cambodia’s Totalitarian Shift
December 06, 2018
European Sanctions Are a Response to Cambodia’s Totalitarian Shift
Europe must hold firm on plans to suspend Cambodia from the the EBA trade initiative.
European Sanctions Are a Response to Cambodia’s Totalitarian Shift
Anti-Chinese Sentiment on the Rise in Cambodia
November 07, 2018
Anti-Chinese Sentiment on the Rise in Cambodia
Increasing Chinese political influence and presence in Cambodia has sparked anti-Chinese sentiment.
Anti-Chinese Sentiment on the Rise in Cambodia
The Folly of US Intervention in Cambodia
September 28, 2018
The Folly of US Intervention in Cambodia
What lessons from the Cold War should Washington heed?
The Folly of US Intervention in Cambodia
The Lingering Effects of the Cambodian Genocide on Education
September 07, 2018
The Lingering Effects of the Cambodian Genocide on Education
Decimated by genocide, Cambodia's educational progress so far is surely commendable.
The Lingering Effects of the Cambodian Genocide on Education
Environmental Defenders Under Pressure Across Southeast Asia
September 06, 2018
Environmental Defenders Under Pressure Across Southeast Asia
A recent regional forum addressed the “global crisis” of killings and abuses linked to land.
Environmental Defenders Under Pressure Across Southeast Asia
Finding a Way Forward for Cambodia After Sham Elections
August 21, 2018
Finding a Way Forward for Cambodia After Sham Elections
What the international community can do to influence change in Cambodia.
Finding a Way Forward for Cambodia After Sham Elections
Cambodia's Elections Highlight Growing Marginalization
August 09, 2018
Cambodia's Elections Highlight Growing Marginalization
Neopatrimonialism remains the predominant influence on Cambodia’s political trajectory.
Cambodia's Elections Highlight Growing Marginalization
A Requiem for Cambodian Elections
August 04, 2018
A Requiem for Cambodian Elections
Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen scored a resounding electoral victory, who is really to blame for such an outlandish result?
A Requiem for Cambodian Elections
What’s at Stake in Cambodia’s One-Sided Election?
July 24, 2018
What’s at Stake in Cambodia’s One-Sided Election?
A look at what lies ahead in upcoming polls and thereafter.
What’s at Stake in Cambodia’s One-Sided Election?
China in Vogue, But Vietnam Still Hun Sen’s Lifeline
June 26, 2018
China in Vogue, But Vietnam Still Hun Sen’s Lifeline
Has Hun Sen’s embrace of Beijing loosened the CPP’s relationship with Vietnam?
China in Vogue, But Vietnam Still Hun Sen’s Lifeline
Leave No Man Behind: The Truth About the Mayaguez Incident 
June 19, 2018
Leave No Man Behind: The Truth About the Mayaguez Incident 
The last casualties of the final battle of the Vietnam War were 3 Marines left behind on Cambodia's Koh Tang Island.
Leave No Man Behind: The Truth About the Mayaguez Incident 
Sanctions Implicate Hun Sen’s Bodyguard Chief in Grenade Attack
June 15, 2018
Sanctions Implicate Hun Sen’s Bodyguard Chief in Grenade Attack
Sanctions announced this week reference a 1997 grenade attack but illustrate souring modern relations between the US and Cambodia.
Sanctions Implicate Hun Sen’s Bodyguard Chief in Grenade Attack
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