REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha - A Buddhist monk uses a smart phone to record a speech at Freedom Park in Phnom Penh September 17, 2013.

Past Event

Cambodia and the International Community: Trials in Reconstruction and Foreign Assistance

January 29, 2015

On January 29, the Center for East Asia Policy Studies at Brookings will host a presentation by Sebastian Strangio, journalist and author of Hun Sen’s Cambodia (Yale University Press, 2014). In his presentation Strangio will discuss Cambodia's tangled relationship with the foreign governments which have supported its reconstruction, and the ways in which international resources have shaped, and been employed in, Cambodia's domestic struggles.

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