Hun Sen vs Sam Rainsy The strongman and the strawman
Exiled opposition politician Sam Rainsy has once again pledged to come back to Cambodia. But for a government eager to imagine itself as under assault on all sides, he’s far more useful to Hun Sen in Paris
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17 June 2019
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