Cambodia: From pet project to problem child

As international condemnation began to pour in earlier this month lambasting the Supreme Court’s decision to dissolve the country’s largest opposition party, ruling party elites were quick to ask: Why us?

[…]Just days after the Supreme Court decision, outspoken CPP member Heng Ratana boasted, “No country in the Greater Mekong Subregion has a better democratic regime than Cambodia.”

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Andrew Nachemson