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Wall Street Journal: Cambodia at the Ballot Box

July 24, 2008

Prime Minister Hun Sen’s Cambodian People’s Party will win a thumping victory in the July 27 national parliamentary elections, the fourth held since 1993. Outside one-party states, rarely can an election result be foretold with such confidence, but in Cambodia, the CPP’s continuing — indeed strengthening — grip on power is assured. At elections that observers expect to be broadly free and fair, the CPP will easily win enough seats to stay in power for the next five years. Read more…

The above excerpt from a July 25th opinion piece in the Wall Street Journal, authored by Roderick Brazier, The Asia Foundation’s Country Representative in Cambodia. The entire article can be read here.

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