Category Archives: Cambodian National Rescue Party

Supporting democracy or stirring up trouble?

[Published by the Khmer Times on 1 September 2017.] There are times when “hypocrisy” is far too gentle a term to describe US public interventions in other countries’ politics. That is certainly the case in the present teapot tempest over … Continue reading

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Cambodian politician on US racism

[Sent to the Phnom Penh Post on 26 June 2017. Not published.] Well, yes. Prince Sisowath Thomico, of the CNRP’s standing committee, referring to President Donald Trump’s plan to build a wall on the US-Mexico border asks rhetorically “Is the … Continue reading

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Commune elections: A question for the CNRP

[Published in the Khmer Times on 15 June 2017.] The just completed commune elections raise an interesting question for the opposition CNRP. As is well known, for the last four years, the CNRP has claimed that it “really” won the … Continue reading

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