Modern Western ideas concerning the purpose and practice of politics are threaded through with assumptions and concepts developed during the Enlightenment, and primary among these is the vision of the state as a kind of formalised protection racket.Read More
I have discussed broadly the impact that increased trade and investment has had on Cambodia’s development. One of the most concrete policy examples of this being the case is in Cambodia’s Special Economic Zones (SEZ).Read More
This week's round up of China-Cambodia related news.Read More
Just a brief round-up of some of the events that caught my eye this week, more on Sino-Cambodian relations soon.
China's track record with regional cooperation, historically, has been "patchy" to say the least. The dismal outcomes of the 1990s era Tumen River Basin project in China's northeast regularly gallop to my mind when the phrase "regional cooperation" is uttered.Read More