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Hun Manet: The Next Prime Minister of Cambodia?

The issue of succession continues to loom large in Cambodia’s politics.

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.

The Sino-Vietnam War and China’s Long Route to Winning

A little-known war helped shape the future of Southeast Asia.

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.

What Did Suu Kyi’s First Cambodia Visit Achieve?

A look at a significant development within Cambodia-Myanmar relations.

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.

The Belt and Road in Cambodia: Successes and Challenges

It’s time for the BRI to incorporate a more participatory and inclusive approach in Cambodia.

Cambodia’s Opposition Party Must End its Policy Silence Now

The CNRP’s weakened position makes the case for unveiling policy specifics stronger than ever.

Sihanoukville: A Cambodian City Losing Its ‘Cambodian-ness’

Unchecked development by Chinese investors has come at a cost, freezing out locals and changing the city’s character.

What Will It Take for Cambodia to Actually Strike Oil and Gas?

The government is once again heralding oil and gas prospects offshore and on, but it’s done so twice before.

What’s in the New Philippines-Cambodia Defense Meeting?

Both countries finally held the inaugural iteration of a new defense meeting earlier this month.

Joint Patrols Highlight Vietnam-Cambodia Maritime Ties

The latest iteration of the interaction offered a window into an aspect of the bilateral defense relationship.

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.

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.

China and Cambodia Hold Their Biggest Military Exercise Yet

The latest iteration of Exercise Golden Dragon is yet another sign of their deepening military cooperation.

The Mirage of a Cambodia Palace Coup

Suggestions by Sam Rainsy of a palace coup grossly overestimate factionalism in the CPP and underestimate Hun Sen’s power.

Uncertainty and Pressure: Cambodia Under the Weight of Sanctions

Cambodia should be more wary of Western sanctions.

How a Film Influenced a US President’s Decision to Invade a Foreign Country

Popular culture continues to play an underestimated role in shaping policy makers world views and choices.

How Cambodia Could Win a War on Plastics

There are some basic steps that could go a long way in helping the country address a serious issue.

Cambodia’s Democracy and EU Trade Privileges: Taking a Long-Term View

Withdrawing Cambodia’s EBA privileges might not do more harm than good.