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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?
Does Cambodia’s Opposition Finally Have a Winning Comeback Plan?
July 03, 2019
Does Cambodia’s Opposition Finally Have a Winning Comeback Plan?
The comeback strategy in the works amounts to a bold leap into the unknown, and it is unclear if it will pay off.  
Does Cambodia’s Opposition Finally Have a Winning Comeback Plan?
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?
Why a New Trade Pact Could be the Carrot the EU Needs in Cambodia
May 29, 2019
Why a New Trade Pact Could be the Carrot the EU Needs in Cambodia
The idea of such a pact is one such way for the EU to offer carrots, rather than just sticks, that can help it achieve its reform objectives in the country.
Why a New Trade Pact Could be the Carrot the EU Needs in Cambodia
Is the EU Wrong on Rights in Cambodia?
May 17, 2019
Is the EU Wrong on Rights in Cambodia?
The EU's approach risks undermining Cambodia's development and harming its own image in the country.
Is the EU Wrong on Rights in Cambodia?
What’s in Cambodia’s New Military Exercise?
May 06, 2019
What’s in Cambodia’s New Military Exercise?
Cambodia’s holding of the most recent iteration of the drills spotlighted the state of its military.
What’s in Cambodia’s New Military Exercise?
The Life and Near Death of Sam Rainsy
March 27, 2019
The Life and Near Death of Sam Rainsy
22 years after surviving a grenade attack, the popular opposition leader faces new questions about his role in politics.
The Life and Near Death of Sam Rainsy
Uncertainty and Pressure: Cambodia Under the Weight of Sanctions
March 05, 2019
Uncertainty and Pressure: Cambodia Under the Weight of Sanctions
Cambodia should be more wary of Western sanctions.
Uncertainty and Pressure: Cambodia Under the Weight of Sanctions
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
Remembering Heng Samrin and Cambodia’s Rebirth
February 01, 2019
Remembering Heng Samrin and Cambodia’s Rebirth
Luke Hunt speaks with veteran journalist Peter Starr about the career of one of the twentieth century’s greatest guerrilla commanders.
Remembering Heng Samrin and Cambodia’s Rebirth
Beware Cambodia’s Europe Sanctions Hype
January 30, 2019
Beware Cambodia’s Europe Sanctions Hype
Claims of threats to the country’s sovereignty are vastly exaggerated and miss the broader point about how foreign economic relations work.
Beware Cambodia’s Europe Sanctions Hype
Turkey’s Gülen Crackdown Comes to Cambodia
January 16, 2019
Turkey’s Gülen Crackdown Comes to Cambodia
One of Cambodia’s top international school systems has quietly changed hands amid the Gülen controversy.
Turkey’s Gülen Crackdown Comes to Cambodia
January 7 in Cambodia: One Date, Two Narratives
January 16, 2019
January 7 in Cambodia: One Date, Two Narratives
Cambodian politicians should move beyond their arguments over history and find common ground to move Cambodia forward.
January 7 in Cambodia: One Date, Two Narratives
The Truth About War and Peace in Cambodia
January 05, 2019
The Truth About War and Peace in Cambodia
Some readings of the country’s history can be deceiving.
The Truth About War and Peace in Cambodia
Vietnam-Cambodia Military Relations in Focus with Defense Minister Visit
January 05, 2019
Vietnam-Cambodia Military Relations in Focus with Defense Minister Visit
The interaction highlighted some of the ongoing priority areas for the defense relationship heading into 2019.
Vietnam-Cambodia Military Relations in Focus with Defense Minister Visit
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
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